About

The Egyptian Space Agency is an Egyptian public economic authority established in August 2019, with a legal personality and affiliated with the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

Established by the Law No. 3 of 2018 which aims to create, transfer space technology development, localization and own self-capabilities to build & launch satellites from Egyptian territory. In 2019, The Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi announced the appointment of Dr. Mohamed ElKoosy as the CEO of the Egyptian Space Agency.

EgSA Directors



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Dr. Mohamed ElKoosy

CEO

CEO

Mr. Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, The President of Arab Republic of Egypt has appointed Dr. Mohamed ElKoosy as the Executive Director of the Egyptian Space Agency for one year

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Dr. Mohammed Iraqi

Deputy Executive Director

Deputy Executive Director

received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from Cairo University in 1991 and 1996, respectively, and his Ph.D. from Nagoya University, Japan, in 2002. He has taught at Cairo University (Egypt), Nagoya University (Japan) and University of Petroleum and Minerals (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia). He is currently Professor of Aerodynamics at Cairo University.

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Egypt is a responsible user for outer space having the ability to carry outer space missions serving its national development and security objectives and competent of being an active member in global space initiatives. Egypt will be capable of carrying out deep space missions to explore and use space resources.

Mission

To promote the peaceful use of space, develop space systems at the national level through investment in human capital development, leveraging the space industry for sustainable future, supporting research and development, drive innovations, enhancing space outreach, and developing of reliable, responsive and viable economical solutions to serve the national objectives.

Values

  • Team Work

  • Innovation

  • Commitment

  • Open mindedness

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CEO Message

CEO

We at the Egyptian Space Agency are open to cooperation and integration with all parties from inside and outside, in a manner that realizes the activation of space technology for the benefit of Egyptian society and progress.

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Deputy CEO Message

Deputy CEO

Ancient Egypt is one of the earliest advanced civilizations. Ancient Egypt had a rich religious tradition which permeated every aspect of society. For the Egyptians, the practice of astronomy went beyond legend.

Latest News


Egyptian Space Day

This day is considered an open day concerned with space and satellite science .

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Egyptian Space Day


Visit to Al-Azhar University

The meeting of the Egyptian Space Agency Executive President with Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar .

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Visit to Al-Azhar University


Cooperation Protocol with French Space Agency

Cooperation Protocol was signed between the Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA) and the French Space Agency .

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Cooperation Protocol with French Space Agency