Recently Kenya launched its first earth observatory satellite using a SpaceX rocket.
About Taifa 1 Satellite
- Developed By: Kenya Space Agency
- Launched From: Vandenberg Base in California, USA
- Launched Using: Falcon 9 rocket of SpaceX
- Launched On: April 15th, 2023
- Special: first earth observatory satellite of Kenya
- It is Kenya’s first operational earth observation satellite.
- The satellite’s main objective is to collect agricultural and environmental data, including floods, droughts, and wildfires, to help Kenya deal with disaster management and food insecurity.