FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
On behalf of the management and staff of the African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in English (ARCSSTE-E), I welcome you to information hub of the Centre.
Located within the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, the Centre was formally inaugurated on the 24th of November 1998.
The Centre is affiliated to the United Nations and also serves as an activity Centre for the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) – an Agency under the aegis of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST), Nigeria.
ARCSSTEE aims to build a critical mass of high quality indigenous capacity in Space Science and Technology (SST) for English-speaking African countries. <<Read More>>
Dr. Ganiy I. Agbaje, fnis Executive Director ARCSSTEE
Human Resources Development & Public Awareness in the African Region of the benefits and Applications of Space Science & Tech. for the sustainable development of the region and improvement on the quality of life of the people, through rigorous education/ training and outreach programmes, thereby empowering and informing the people on Space for development.
To build a high quality capacity and critical mass of indigenous Space Scientists/ Educators in English speaking African countries for the development and application of Space Science & Technology for Sustainable National & Regional Development.
To develop skills and knowledge in 5 prime areas: Remote Sensing/ GIS; Satellite Meteorology & Global Climate; Satellite Communication; Basic Space & Atmospheric Science and Global Navigation Satellite System.