Kenya’s Taifa-1 Earth Observation Nanosatellite Launched: Reflections on the Promise — IBD

Nashon J. Adero
4 min readApr 16, 2023

With the successful launch of TAIFA-1 nanosatellite, spearheaded by the Kenya Space Agency, and the promise of fresh geodata products, Kenya is well-positioned to embrace the limitless potential of space technology for the betterment of our nation and the world at large. Following three failed attempts due to space weather before this eventual triumph, the public could better appreciate the importance of space weather research.

Taita Taveta University (TTU) has been the Chair of

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Nashon J. Adero

A geospatial and systems modelling expert, lecturer, youth mentor and trained policy analyst, who applies system dynamics to model complex adaptive systems.