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Kenya set to launch Sh100m satellite

07 May 2018

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Kenya is on Friday set to launch its first locally made Sh100 million satellite, officially marking the country's venture into space science.

The 10cm cube satellite, dubbed Nano Satellite, was developed by researchers and students of University of Nairobi (UoN) with the help of Sapienza University (Italy) and experts from Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

Source: Business Daily

Image credit: Evans Habil - University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor Prof Peter Mbithi and First Secretary Japan Information and Culture Centre Seiji Tashiro