65th Session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) 2022

Members of the Kenya Delegation attending the ongoing 65th Session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) in Vienna Austria, Mr. Glenns Etyang, Counsellor I – Permanent Mission of Kenya and Lt. Col. Mercy Kamau- KSA, held a side meeting with Officials from the Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) representatives on the sidelines of COPUOS ahead of TICAD8 scheduled for 27th and 28th August 2022 in Tunis, Tunisia.

 

The CubeSat nanosatellite developed by the University of Nairobi and successfully deployed in May 2018 with assistance from JAXA on the Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo” in the International Space Station (ISS), will be one of the success stories to be presented at TICAD8.