Spacescience

Boeing and FASESA Graduate 300 Space Program Students in Africa

Boeing and FASESA Graduate 300 Space Program Students in Africa

The first cohort of the Pathways to Space program, an educational initiative organized by the Future African Space Explorers STEM Academy (FASESA) and Boeing [NYSE:BA], celebrated their graduation on July 10, 2024, in Ethiopia. Over five months of immersive learning, 312 students from 63 schools across Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Tanzania, including 50% girls, developed a keen interest in the space industry, shaping their career aspirations. Pascal Chidozi, a 16-year-old graduate from Nigeria, shared his experience: "Participating in the Pathways to Space program has been a life-changing experience for me. Building payloads, testing them, and learning about satellite operations has deepened…
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Ethiopia postpones the third satellite launching period

Ethiopia postpones the third satellite launching period

Ethiopia announced its readiness to install the third earth observation satellite ETRSS-02 in space within months, but it has been delayed. The Space Science and Geospatial Institute announced three months ago that it will soon launch its third satellite. However, the institute extended the satellite named ETRSS-02 to be launched in the next two years. The institute also stated that the satellites that were sent into space with the assistance of China in the past have successfully completed their missions after completing their service period. Abdisa Yilma, Executive Director of Space Science and Geospatial Institute stated that the government has…
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Ethiopia to build space center on Guna mountain

Ethiopia to build space center on Guna mountain

Debretabor University launched a rocket named by Emperor Tewdros for the second time. The university has announced plans, to build a space research center on Guna mountain in the vicinity of the city. On the occasion of the 154th anniversary of the martyrdom of Emperor Tewodros, Debretabor University's technology education department launched a rocket that fly more than 2 km with material in their area for the first time a year ago. The university said that they were able to launch it in a better way this year. Assistant professor of Debretabor University, Addisu Worku said that, the main purpose…
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