Taifa 1 Mission
Launch LocationUSA, California
Launch VehicleFalcon 9, SpaceX
Launch Date15th April 2023 (EAT)
The launch of Taifa-1 satellite is a remarkable feat of human progress and innovation within Kenya.Watch the launch
The Taifa 1 Mission
Taifa-1 Sat is Kenya's first operational earth observation satellite. It is equipped with an optical camera that takes pictures simultaneously in multispectral and panchromatic modes enabling it to operate within and beyond the visible light spectrum. The satellite is the first of what is intended to be a constellation of small earth observation satellites, with subsequent systems expected to be of higher capability. observation satellites, with subsequent systems expected to be of higher capability.