Chairman Kenya Space Agency Maj General (Rtd) James Aruasa gives his opening remarks during the official opening of the Kenya Spacing Agency Training at YJR Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in African (CEMASTEA) on 4th November 2019.
The Kenya Space Agency on Monday 4 November 2019 opened a five-day training targeting university students at the Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in Africa(CEMASTEA) in Karen aimed at enlightening the participants on the need to co-ordinate and regulate space matters and develop critical manpower.
Drawn from eight universities in Kenya, the training aims at equipping the participants with requisite knowledge on space issues further nurturing a vibrant and viable domestic space industry by enhancing space activities among government agencies, industries and researches.
The training will involve stakeholders from Nihon University based in japan, Machakos University, Moi University, Dedan Kimathi University, Masinde Muliro University, Multimedia University, Technical University of Kenya, University of Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and Defense Forces and Training College (DEFTEC).
The exercise was officially opened by the Kenya Space Agency (KSA) Chairman General (Rtd) James Aruasa.
Present at the official opening was the Director General Kenya Space Agency Dr Kimani, Director CEMASTEA Jacinta Akatsa and Professor Masahiko Yamazaki from Nihon University of Japan.
Director CEMASTEA Jacinta Akatsa welcomes participants and training coordinators at CEMASTEA.
Training Facilitator Masahiko Yamazaki from Japan addressing the participants during the opening ceremony.
Introduction of Course participants during the opening ceremony.