Arbaminch 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 Arbaminch . The Arbaminch branch is located inside the Arbaminch 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 Arbaminch area,in the frame work of ESSS outreach and education program past, present and future.

About Arbaminch University

Arba  Minch  University  nestled  at  the  foot  of  Gamo Gofa  Mountain ranges  facing  huge  Abaya  and Chamo  Lakes  in  an  idyllic  surroundings  forms  the part  of  East  African  Rift  Valley;  its  historical foundation dates back to late 1980s. Arba Minch University is poised to earn the pride of place in the annals of Space Science with Ethiopian Space Science Society (ESSS) opening its branch at Abaya Campus. In its second seminar at Main Campus, on February 27, 2015, six-member Managing Committee was also formed for the upkeep of the branch.

Name e-mail Position
1. Ateneh Gashaye Chairman
2. Lilisa Adabha Vice Chairman
3. Zinash Neguse Secretary
4. Yonas Tetemke Casher
5. Tesema Adamu Accountant
6. Mengesha firdeaweke Auditor

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