Prof. Seidu Mohammad, Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency has disclosed that the agency is collaborating with more than thirty Universities in Nigeria for capacity building and knowledge transfer in the aspect of Aerospace Engineering.
According to Vanguard newspaper, the Prof. made this known while speaking at the annual lecture of Brig. Gen. Michael Agu (rtd) entitled ‘The Role of Nigeria Security Agencies for Peaceful uses of Outer Space’ and first conferment of fellowship awards which was held in Abuja.
“The agency had in the last year launched the first African NANO Satellite in Florida which was designed and built by our engineers and supported by Chinese space agency.
“Space Agency of Nigeria has a responsibility to collaborate with Nigerian Universities and other institutions of higher learning,” Mohammed said.
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