UNESCO congratulates Ethiopia and the 21 scientists of ETRSS1 project

UNESCO congratulates the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the 21 scientists who have worked on The Ethiopian Remote Sensing Satellite-1, ETRSS1 project of which 5 are women. This shows tremendous progress in empowering African and Ethiopian women in particular in the sciences fields. ETRSS1 is the first Ethiopian Satellite launched into space on 20 December 2019.

For generations to come, Ethiopia will mark December 20 as a historical day. The day where its first satellite was launched.

Congratulations on another historic milestone for Ethiopia.