Sunday, October 25, 2020
Home Tags Burkina Faso

Tag: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Unveils Ground Station, Begins Construction Of First Satellite BurkinaSat-1

Burkina Faso, a landlocked Francophone West African country, has commenced the construction of its first satellite named BurkinaSat-1, an Earth observation nanosatellite. According to reports...

20 African Projects Selected for IAU COVID-19 Astronomy Grants

In May 2020, the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development issued an Extraordinary Call for Proposals that could use astronomy in any form to help...

International Astronomical Union Approves Names For New Stars And Exoplanets

In recent years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets and planetary systems orbiting around nearby stars. It is now believed that all stars in...

Fusing Satellites And sUAVs: On the Ground in Burkina Faso to...

When I said I was going to Ouagadougou (Wa-ga-du-gu), the first question was “where, again?” So let’s start with the basics. Ouagadougou is the...

GMES and Africa Establish National Networks In Guinea Conakry and Burkina...

Key stakeholders in-charge of the management of wetlands in Guinea Conakry and Burkina Faso have joined forces to support the implementation of the GMES...

Burkinabe Frederic Ouattara receives AGU Africa Award for Research Excellence in...

Frédéric Ouattara received the Africa Award for Research Excellence in Space Science at the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held 12 December 2018...

17 countries to implement IAU100 Global Projects in Africa

In 2019, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) is celebrating its 100th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, the IAU is organising a year-long celebration to...