Ethiopian Space Science Society will hold its General Assembly on 8-9 March 2014 according to Information, Education and Communication Committee of the society. Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAIT) hall at 5 kilo, Addis Ababa University, will host this important two days event.
Today, in Addis Ababa, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) signed an important agreement with partners in Ethiopia to host an East African regional node of the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development.
From left to right, Mr. Kevin Govender, Mr. Piero Benvenuti, Her Excellency w/ro Demitu Hambissa, Mr. Tefera Waluwa
Ghana is making strides in key space programmes, especially in the area of astronomy and will soon launch a 32-meter radio telescope which will form part of the network of African radio astronomy telescopes to be used for high-tech scientific research.
Ghana has assumed chairmanship of the African Leadership Conference on Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Development (ALC) for the next two years, to help harness space science and technology for the betterment of the human condition in Africa.