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.
Orion Applied Science & Technology is a U.S. technology and service based company that provides engineering solutions including near-Earth space operations and satellite launch capability development. The leaders explored possible areas of collaboration and partnership between Orion and the Kenyan Government including provision of satellite-based solutions to agriculture, natural resources management and security, as well as establishment of an equatorial spaceport, with accompanying light space manufacturing capacity in Kenya.
Also in attendance were Brig. Hillary Kipkosgey, the Ag. Director General of the Kenya Space Agency, and executives from Orion Mr. Innocent Chesang and Mr. Rodney James.