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


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


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


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:


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...


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


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



African Development Satellite Initiative (AfDev-Sat) training in Egypt

The CEO, Egypt Space Agency (EgSA) Dr Mohammed El-Quosy hosted his Kenyan counterpart Col Hillary Kipkosgei, Ag. DG KSA at the Egyptian Space Agency Headquarters on the sidelines of the African Development Satellite Initiative (AfDev-Sat) 2-week training happening from 25th July to 5th August 2021.


KSA Farewell Party For Outgoing AG DG Maj Gen (Rtd) Thomas Chepkuto

KSA hosted a farewell party for the outgoing Ag DG Maj Gen (Rtd) Thomas Chepkuto. In his remarks, the Incoming Ag DG Col Hillary Kipkosgei wished the outgoing Ag DG the best in his ambassadorial appointment


Farewell of the Ag DG/ CEO Maj Gen Thomas Chepkuto on June 30th 2021

Ag DG/CEO Maj Gen (Rtd) Thomas Chepkuto today handed over the office of the Director General KSA to the incoming Ag DG Col Hillary Kipkosgey. The ceremony was presided over by CS Defence Amb. Dr Monica Juma & the Chairperson of the BoD Maj Gen (Rtd) James Aruasa at Ulinzi Hse 1/2