Welcome to Ethiopian Space Science Society

Ethiopian Space Science Society is a non-profitable organization constitute of members from Astronomy & Astrophysics, Space Science and technology and related field of professionals as well as individual and institutional members interested in the above fields. The society aims to build a society with a highly developed scientific culture that enables Ethiopia to reap the benefits of accusing from space science and technology.  Since it’s establishment in 2004, the society established  24 branch association in a different part of the country, 25 institutional members, 100+ School space science clubs, and more than 10,000 individual members across Ethiopia. 

Become ESSS volunteer! 

The Ethiopian Space Science Society is looking for dynamic and highly enthusiastic volunteers to join the ESSS team. Are you the one? or Would you like to be one? Click here for more information.

 Youth Leadership Award 

ESSS in collaboration with WOSL presents, Youth Leadership Award, a Summer Session leadership Traning taking place from July 01 – July 21, 2018, in the USA. Clicke here for more information.


Monthly Stargazing Program

ESSS launched monthly stargazing program on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at Jan-Meda, Addis Ababa. Spacific dates for the program will be announced on the website and the society social media channels.



Our News

Ethiopia to Build the First Planetarium

A planetarium sometimes referred as ‘Space Theatre’ is a building in which images of stars, planets, and constellations are projected on the inner surface of a dome.A dominant feature of most planetaria is the large dome-shaped projection …

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Ethiopian Boy Wins DStv Eutelsat Star Awards

Meet Leoul Mesfin a 16 years old boy from Ethiopia, winner of 2017 DStv Eutelsat Star Awards at the regional (Africa) level in essay category.The topic of the essay category encouraged students to envision the role played by satellite technology in the Africa of the future.

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The ESSS is proud to announce the two winners Zemichael D. Gebeyehu and Bruuktawit Aklilu, who will receive the Youth leadership Award grant that will cover; travel expense, boarding, and learning experience for the leadership training in the USA.

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