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Adama Branch

Since 2004, the establishment of the Ethiopian Space Science Society has been striving to make societal attitude changes towards Astronomy, space science and technology fields , by engaging the society in different levels. In this effort, the society established 20 branch offices in different cities of Ethiopia, among them is Adama. The Adama branch is located inside the Adama University with over hundred members from the university community and the general public. This page aims to provide useful information about space activities taking place in Adama area,in the frame work of ESSS outreach and education program past, present and future.

About Adama University

Adama Science and Technology University (ASTU) was first established in 1993 as Nazareth Technical College (NTC), offering degree and diploma level education in technology fields. Later, the institution was renamed as Nazareth College of Technical Teacher Education (NCTTE), a self-explanatory label that describes what the institution used to train back then: candidates who would become technical teachers for TVET colleges/Schools across the country.

Although it is an institution with a history of only two decades, ASTU is known for its dynamic past. It has always been responsive to the realization of national policies: training of technologists at its infant stage, and later shifting to training of technical trainers, as well as business educators, to fill the gap in TVETs. Following its inauguration in May 2006 as Adama University, the full-fledged university started opening other academic programs in other areas—an extension to its original mission.

Name e-mail Position
1. Kinfe   Chairperson
2. Kasahun Tesfaye kasehuntesfaye@gmail.com V/chairperson
3. Gashaw Beyene gashaw4nuclear@gmail.com Treasury
4. Yirgalm Bekele yirgalem05@yahoo.com Accountant
5. Abdi Derarso abdiphysics@gmail.com Secretary
6. Robera Girma robgirma@gmail.com Auditor

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