News & Events
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 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
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
KSA in collaboration with KMD & Kenya Airforce personnel took part in a tree planting exercise at Kibiku forest in Ngong. 1000 trees were planted during the exercise. Chief guest was DG KSA Maj Gen (Rtd) Thomas Chepkuto accompanied by DG KMD Ms Stella Aura.
DG KSA Maj Gen (Rtd) Thomas Chepkuto hosted H.E Dr. Virander Paul, India High Commissioner to Kenya. Discussions were geared towards co-operation in the Space sector.
Chairperson KSA Board Of Directors Maj Gen (Rtd) James Aruasa chaired the 11th ordinary Full Board meeting. Present at the Agency HQ were Committee chairs Dr Gakuru, Ms Chesoni, Mr Okondo and Board Secretary Ag DG Maj Gen (Rtd) Thomas Chepkuto. Other members of the Board attended the meeting virtually.
KSA organized a 2-day Space Sector stakeholder forum to deliberate on the Space Sector we want in Kenya. The stakeholders were drawn from Ministries, State Corporations, private sector, academia and international organizations representing the key segments of the space sector.
KSA partnered with Apollo Science Children's Park over the weekend to host a one day Space themed event. The park seeks to engage children, parents and teachers in exciting and diverse hands-on science activities. The Astronomy and Space Science Department engages in space education and outreach to help create awareness on space related subjects and the agency’s presence and mandate in the country.
CS Defence Amb Dr Monica Juma attended the Space Sector High Level Forum. She remarked on the timely progress of development of Space Science & Technology citing the need for deliberate actions by stakeholders to ensure the Space Sector is involved in the development of our economy.
KSA convened the Space Sector Technical Workshop comprising of representative from Government ministries, State corporations, private sector & Academia to define the space sector we want in Kenya & chart the path to optimize potential of the Space ecosystem for National Economic Development.The 2-day forum was held at Serena Hotel, Nairobi