African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education - English (ARCSSTE-E)
Founded as one of the Regional Centres for Space Science and Technology Education Affiliated to the United Nations within the framework of E-XE0535 - Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), as part of United Nations Programme on Space Applications (PSA) within E-XJ7585 - United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), and in the light of recommendations of H-XF2785 - Global Action Plan for Environment and Development in the 21st Century (Agenda 21).
Develop skills and knowledge of university educators and of research and applications scientists in English-speaking Africa through rigorous theory, research, applications, field exercises and pilot-projects in aspects of space science and technology able to enhance social and economic development in each country, specifically through strengthening remote sensing and geographical information systems (GIS) capacities, meteorological satellite applications, satellite communications and global positioning systems and space and atmospheric sciences.
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