1st Kenya University Nano Satellite Precursor Flight (1KUNS-PF) Finally Deployed
Date and time: 
Tue, 2018-05-15 11:49

 May 11, 2018, will go into the books of history as the day that Kenya’s first satellite was deployed into the orbit.

The satellite named 1st Kenya University Nano Satellite Precursor Flight (1KUNS-PF) was successfully deployed from KIBO (a satellite deployment module) from the Japan Space Agency (JAXA) Tsukuba Space Centre in Tokyo, Japan.

1KUNS-PF is a result of scientific and technological collaboration between the University of Nairobi, School of Engineering – the KiboCube Team, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), University of Rome (Italy), and the Kenya Space Agency.

Expiry Date: 
Wed, 2019-05-15 11:49