The Embassy of Japan in Kenya in collaboration with the Government of Kenya will hold a public viewing of the deployment of Kenya’s first satellite at the University of Nairobi
Event : Press Invitation to the Public Viewing of Deployment of Kenya’s First Satellite (1KUNS-PF CUBESAT)
Date: Friday, May 11th, 2018
Time: 11:30am to 14:00pm
Venue: Chandaria Centre for Performing Arts, University of Nairobi Towers
Following the successful launch and installation on the International Space Station of the Kenyan CubeSat “1KUNS-PF” which was encapsulated in the fourteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-14), The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is planning to deploy the CubeSat tomorrow the 11th of May.
The Embassy of Japan in Kenya in collaboration with the Government of Kenya will hold a public viewing of the deployment of Kenya’s first satellite at the University of Nairobi.
JAXA will have a live broadcast of this launch on Youtube youtube.com/watch?v=4wRQ1Nljuiw&feature=youtu.be
Kindly note that there will be a Press Conference immediately after the live deployment.
Mr. Yoshihiro Katayama, Minister- Counsellor, Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Kenya
Various Kenya Government officials expected at this event
Mr. Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Director, JAXA Paris Office, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Mr. Hiroki Akagi, Engineer, JEM Utilization Center, Human Spaceflight Technology Directorate, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency