Centre régional africain des sciences et technologies de l'espace en langue française /Affilié à l'Organisation des nations unies/ (CRASTE-LF)

Centre for Space Science and Technology in Africa, Morocco /Affiliated to the United Nations/ (CSSTE-AF)

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24 Oct 1998, Casablanca (Morocco), as one of the Regional Centres for Space Science and Technology Education Affiliated to the United Nations within the framework of Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), as part of Programme on Space Applications (PSA) within United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), and in the light of recommendations of Global Action Plan for Environment and Development in the 21st Century (Agenda 21). Also referred to in English as Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Africa, Morocco /Affiliated to the United Nations/.


Develop expertise in the field of space science and technology in the region; assist countries in the region to develop endogenous capacities in science and technology space; consolidate national and regional capacities; promote cooperation between countries.

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Organizes: 4-year space science and technology training programme; conferences; seminars.


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Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 11 countries
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Subjects *

  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Aerospace, Space
  • Technology
    • Technology
  • Science
    • Science
  • International Relations
    • United Nations

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure



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