Projects

Learn more about our ongoing projects on our 'projects' page

Services

We serve the nation through our functions as we look to better utilize the space economy

Research

We have multiple teams of scientists and engineers giving insightful research in space science

Outreach

Through our outreach program, we are making impact on the local communities

Our Focus Areas

At the Kenya Space Agency

Our mission is coordinating, nurturing and developing the Kenyan Space Sector to maximise the utilization of space opportunities. Our 6 major areas of focus include:

Agriculture

Kenyan Scientists use space technology in conjunction with agriculture to discover how to control and ensure healthy crop growth.

Disaster Management

Satellites can be used to provide critical information to make predictions such as earthquake, locust migrations etc...

Security

Satellite communication and imagery has been proven to be be an effective method to track security threats.

Communication

Television, radio, telephones, internet pick up signals via communication satellites.

Urban Planning

Urban developers use Satellite imaging to closely monitor and support decision making for sustainable urban planning.

Resource Management

Satellites generate multiple forms of data for private use and also for the general public.

News & Events

Recent

01Aug2022

OUTREACH AT UPPERHILL HIGH SCHOOL BY KSA SPACECLUB

On Saturday, 30th July 2022, the KSA Space Club team, in partnership with Young Scientists Kenya (YSK) held a STEM outreach and mentorship programme at Upperhill High School with over 20 schools across Nairobi in attendance.

14Jul2022

Super Moon viewing event on the KICC helipad on 13th July 2022

Kenya Space Agency partnered with the Amateur Astronomical Society of Kenya and Leo Sky Africa to host a Super moon viewing event atop the Kenyatta International Convention Centre. One of the areas of priority for the agency is the promotion of Space Science and Astronomy through research, innovation, public engagement, education and outreach.

24Jun2022

DEFENCE CS CLOSES THIS YEAR’S KENYA SPACE EXPO AND CONFERENCE

Defence Cabinet Secretary Hon. Eugene Wamalwa on Friday 17th June 2022 closed the three-day Kenya Space Expo and Conference by imploring the youths in the country and the region to tap into the various opportunities in the growing space sector.

2021 Space Sector Stakeholders Forum

The Space Sector Stakeholders Forum was held on 24th to 25th February 2021 as an initiative aimed at mapping the state of the indigenous space sector and the actions required to be taken by stakeholders and policymakers. Through the deliberations at this forum, the Agency, in collaboration with stakeholders, defined the space sector needs, capabilities and potential spheres, and charted a path to redefine the Kenyan Space Ecosystem for national development and security, and elevate Kenya to be among lead-nations on matters space.