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



Hackathon by Kenya STEM learning Ecosystems

Kenya Space Agency participated in a hack-a-thon activity organized by the Kenya National STEM learning ecosystem for high school students on 16 December 2022.


US -Africa Leaders Summit 2022

On Wednesday 14 December 2022, at the Kenya Embassy in Washington DC, the Prime Cabinet Secretary, Hon Musalia Mudavadi, met and held discussions with the Founder and CEO of Orion Applied Science & Technology, Mr. Alvin Alexander.


2022 Africa Earth Observation Challenge Final Pitching Event at KIW

The Africa Earth Observation (EO) Challenge is a program which comprises of an open innovation challenge, a pitching den and incubation support for founders which seeks to address key blockers to building viable space technology start-ups across the continent.