Event ID:  10688
Contact Name:  ERNEST TEYE MATEY
Contact Email:  ematey@anuc.edu.gh
Contact Phone:  +233 54 182 7770
Organization:  ALL NATIONS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE - SPACE SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY
Event Web Site:  http://www.
Dates:  6th October 2016 to 6th October 2016
Type:  School
Country:  Ghana
State/Province:  Eastern Region
City:  All Nations University , Koforidua
Location: 
Event Name:  AFRICAN SPACE FESTIVAL
Event Description:  The event is mainly a Schools event. Students from High Schools will participate. These students will be involved in Satellite tracking activities (Remote Sensing) , Robotics, , Space Systems Design and introduction to Lunar Mission One. Students will be tutored through these activities by All Nations University Students
Report on the Results:  The event recorded over 300 participants. This was a massive turn-out and its first time. Participants were mainly Students from different Senior High Schools in Ghana. As the start of the program, World Space Week and its purpose was presented to the students. The Event featured several activities including student project work demonstrations particularly robotics and also Amateur Ground Station operation for satellite tracking by the Space Science Technology Laboratory (SSTL). Students were also introduced to electronic circuit designs by Electronic and Communication Engineering department students of the university. Faculty members also presented to these visiting High School students. There was both Television and Radio media Coverage of the event. Generally, the event proved successful as World Space Week was embraced by such number of students for the first time in Ghana and we expect even more next year. The All Nations University management provided all logistics to facilitate this big event to host these 300 participants. It was a Success!!
Attendance:  300
Media Impressions:  500
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