Yearly Archives: 2018


Ethiopian Space Policy Approved

On 22 December 2018, the Ethiopian space policy is officially approved by the Council of Ministers. The enactment of the space policy is one of the big leaps forward for the development of Ethiopian Space program. The decision made by the cabinet today has great message that asserts how the […]


ኢትዮጵያ የሳተላይት መገጣጠሚያ እና መሞከሪያ ጣቢያ ልትገነባ ነው

የኢኖቬሽንና ቴክኖሎጂ ሚኒስቴር፤ ስፔስ ሳይንስና ቴክሎጂ ኢኒስቲቲዩት ከአውሮፓ ኢንቨስትመንት ሃላፊዎች እና ኤርያል ግሩፕ ጋር በመተባበር የሳተላይት መገጣጠሚያ እና መሞከሪያ ጣቢያ በኢትዮጵያ ለመገንባት ተስማምተው እየሰሩ ይገኛሉ፡፡ 3ቱም አካላት ፕሮጀክቱ እስከ አሁን ያለበት ደረጃ የአዋጭነት ጥናት እንዲሁም የአውሮፓ ኢንቨስትመንት ባንክ ለዚህ ፕሮጀክት የሚያግዝበት ሁኔታ ላይ ውይይት አድርገዋል፡፡ ፕሮጀክቱ ሲጠናቀቅና ወደ ስራ ሲገባ […]


Outer Space Affairs

ኢትዮጵያ በስፔስ ኢንዱስትሪው ውስጥ ያላትን ተሳትፎና ተጠቃሚነት አጠናክራ እንድጥቀጥል በተባባሩት መንግስታት ድርጅት የ Outer Space Affairs አስፋላጊዉን ሁሉ ትብብር ያደርጋል፡፡ በ United Nations/Germany በጋራ ትብብር በተዘጋጀው High Level Forum (The way forward after UNISPACE +50 and on Space 2030) ላይ የተጋበዙት የኢኖቬሽንና ቴክኖሎጂ ሚኒስቴር ሚንስትር ዴኤታ ዶ/ር ሹመቴ ግዛው  የ […]


ESSTI Won a Small Telescope

The ESSTI delightful to announce that the Astronomy and Astrophysics department won on small telescope project for outreach purpose under the competitive IAU call for ‘100 hour Astronomy’ by young researcher Mr. Mekbeb Tamrat which planned for January. Therefor the ESSTI would like congratulate Mr. Mekbeb for his success. For […]


Ethiopia to launch first satellite next year

Ethiopia Set to Launch its Firs Earth Observation Satellite in 2019. This Good news has been herald in most well-known broadcasting websites and social medias, The East African is among the one that exhaustively reported by having in-depth interview with ESSTI Director General Dr.Solomon Belay. For more information


NASE Teachers Training conducted in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

NASE Teachers Training conducted in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Network for Astronomy School Education (NASE), which is  one of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) working groups under the Division C: Education, Outreach, and Heritage, in cooperation with  Ethiopian Space Science Technology Institute (ESSTI)-Entoto observatory and research center(EORC) , Ethiopian Space Science […]


World Space Week 2018 Celebration in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Space Science and Technology (ESSTI), Ethiopian Space Science Society (ESSS) and East Africa regional office of Astronomy for development (EAf-ROAD) have jointly organized 2018 World Space Week celebration which will be held on 7th of October 2018 at Ethiopian National Cultural Center (Assembly Hall), 6kilo with different activities. The […]


Mr.Tefera Waluwa

አቶ ተፈራ ዋልዋ ዓለም አቀፍ እውቅና ተሰጣቸው

አቶ ተፈራ ዋልዋ በኢትዮጵያ የስፔስ ሳይንስ ቴክኖሎጂን በማስተዋወቅ እና አሁን ላለበት ደረጃ እንዲደርስ ላበረከቱት አስተዋጽኦ ዓለም አቀፍ እውቅና ተሰጣቸው፡፡ ዓለም አቀፉ የአስትሮኖሚ ህብረት ጠቅላላ ጉባዔውን በኦስትሪያ ቬና ሲያካሂድ ነው አቶ ተፈራ ዋልዋን ላበረከቱት አስተዋጽኦ እውቅና የሰጣቸው፡፡ አቶ ተፈራ ዋልዋ የኢትዮጵያ ስፔስ ሳይንስ ማህበርን በበጎ ፈቃደኝነት መስርተው ከማገልገል ጀምሮ አሁን የማህበሩ የበላይ ጠባቂ […]


Agreement is signed between CNSA and MOST

Chinese delegates of CNSA and ministry of science and technology of FDRE higher officials discussed on space issues and signed cooperation in the field of space activities in Addis Ababa. Ministry of science and technology of FDRE minister H.E Dr. Engineer Getahun Mekuria said we receive huge support in human […]