Ethiopia Prepares To Launch A Satellite Into Space
Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) last Sunday between the Finland-based Space Technology and Science Group (STSG) and Entoto Observatory and Research Center (EORC). Ethiopia has set itself on the path of launching a medium research satellite in five years time.
The main goal of the MoU is to develop and deploy medium research satellite weighing between 20 to 25Kgs into space within the next five years. Dr Solomon Belay, the Director of EORC, who signed the agreement, said Ethiopia stand to benefit a lot by having its satellite.
“My institution is prepared to do its level best to build space science in Ethiopia using its matured experience,” …read more
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