Growing the African Space Ecosystem from the Ground Up: A case study of Egypt

Closeup views from the Ariane 5 launchpad in French Guiana as the rocket await #VA250 flight carrying Egypt's TIBA-1 satellite. Source: Arianespace

Africa lacks the skilled human resources that would enable it to take advantage of several technological advancements in the space industry. The continent’s ability to efficiently leverage space technology to provide better healthcare [primarily to the marginalised groups], fight and contain disease outbreaks, protect its environment and natural resources and develop new solutions depends on...

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