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NANOTECHNOLOGY, A SOURCE OF REVENUE GENERATION IN AFRICA – MAMORA

The Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, FMSTI Senator Adeleke Mamora has called on experts in Nanotechnology...
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STI TV TO COMMENCE OPERATIONS BEFORE THE END OF YEAR

The Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation, FMSTI, Senator Adeleke Mamora, has directed that the recently launched...
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DG NASRDA OFFICIALLY RECEIVES BUILDING FOR STITV

The Director General and Chief Executive, National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, Dr Halilu Shaba officially received the building...
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GETS SYSTEMS SEEKS PARTNERSHIP WITH NASRDA ON RADAR TECHNOLOGY.

In a bid to propagate the significance of capacity building in the activities of the Space Agency, the Director General,...
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NASRDA’S SPACE DIGEST, RATED EXCELLENT UPON PRESENTATION

The Director General, National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Dr. Halilu Ahmad Shaba has described the media as an...
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NASRDA BOSS VISITS, CONDOLES LATE DR. ZOAKA’S FAMILY

The Director General, National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, Dr. Halilu Ahmad Shaba, led the management and staff of...
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MAMORA ADVOCATES EFFECTIVE SYNERGIES FOR BENEFITS ON ATLANTIC OCEAN

The Honorable Minister, Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Adeleke Mamora has stressed the need for effective and...
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NASRDA SIGNS MoU WITH FEDERAL UNIVERSITY DUTSIN-MA

The Director General, National Space Research and Development Agency, (NASRDA) Dr. Halilu Ahmad Shaba, has expressed the Agency’s resolve in...
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UNIQUE MAPPERS NETWORK NIGERIA SEEKS PARTNERSHIP WITH NASRDA

In a bid to encourage joint participation of relevant stakeholders in the field of geospatial technology, the Director General, National...
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Public Notice

Our attention has been drawn to certain publications on some fraudulent websites and public forums targeting unsuspecting members of the...
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NASRDA SIGNS MOU WITH RAIN LTD ON MANUFACTURING OF DRONES AND ROBOTICS

The Director General, National Space Research and Development Agency NASRDA, Dr. Halilu Ahmad Shaba has commended the efforts of the...
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NASRDA STAFF EMERGES WINNER OF 2022 COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP RESEARCH IMPACT AWARDS

The Commonwealth Scholarships CSC awards has declared a staff of National Space Research and Development Agency, Dr. Ikpaya David Ikpaya...
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NASRDA TO GENERATE REVENUE THROUGH NEW PROJECTS

The Federal Government through public private partnership is to commence the operation of a Broadband Internet Service, a Museum and...
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SPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE- MAMORA

The Honorable Minister, Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and innovation, FMSTI, Senator Dr. Adeleke Mamora has stated that space science...
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NASRDA TO PARTNER WITH RBC SIGNALS ON EFFECTIVE UTILISATION OF GROUND STATION

Director General National Space Research and Development Agency Dr Halilu Shaba has said that the operational and functional capabilities of...
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CHINA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE SIGNS MOU WITH NASRDA

In a bid to effectively pursue Research and Astronomical activities for development in Nigeria, the Director General, National Space Research...
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COURTESY VISIT BY THE ROTARY CLUB OF ABUJA

The Director General, National Space Research and Development Agency, Dr. Halilu Ahmad Shaba has emphasized the need for effective service...
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Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency NASRDA, Dr. Halilu Shaba has described partnership with Proforce Galaxies...
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NASRDA BOSS CALLS FOR SUSTENANCE OF UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP WITH PROFORCE LIMITED

Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency NASRDA, Dr. Halilu Shaba has described partnership with Proforce Galaxies...
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LAUTECH PARTNERS WITH NASRDA ON INTERNATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

  The Nanotechnology Research Group (NANO+) of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Nigeria in collaboration with the National...
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NASRDA Space TV

From The Director General`s Desk

In 1976, Nigeria declared its space ambition to members of the Economic Commission for Africa and Organization of African Unity during an inter-governmental meeting in Addis-Ababa. In 1988 the National Council of Ministers’ approved the establishment of a National Centre for Remote Sensing, to be located at Jos; with a Ground Receiving Station, at Kerang, in Mangu LGA of Plateau State(site of the defunct Aerostat Balloon Project).

Dr. Halilu Ahmad Shaba

DG/CEO

NASRDA's Activity Centers

Center for Atmospheric Research (CARS), Ayingba

The Centre for Atmospheric Research (CAR) is the Research and Development activity Centre of NASRDA that is committed to research & capacity building in atmospheric sciences under the support of the Federal Government of Nigerian through the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology.

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Center for Basic Space Science (CBSS), Nsukka

The Center for Basic Space Science (CBSS) was established in 2001 as one of the activity Centres of NASRDA. It was formerly situated at the bookshop building of The University of Nigeria Nsukka and has presently moved to her permanent site at TTC road Ebirimmiri Nsukka Enugu State.

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Mandates

  • Basic Space Science,
  • Astronomy/Astrophysics,
  • Solar terrestrial Physics,
  • Cosmology and Origin of Life,
  • Ionosphere physics,

Center for Geodesy and Geodynamic (CGG), Toro

The idea behind the establishment of the Centre for Geodesy and Geodynamics (CGG) was conceived as far back as 1985 when a National Technical Committee on Earthquake Phenomena (NTCEP) was inaugurated by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology following the reported 1984 earth tremor in Ijebu-Ode and Ibadan, South-West, Nigeria.

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Center for Space Science and Technology Education (CSSTE), Ile-Ife

CSSTE is affiliated to United Nations’ African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education, established for Anglophone and Francophone countries to:

  1. Develop curriculum, skills and knowledge of University educators, research scientists
  2. Train other professionals and personnel in the applications of Satellite Remote sensing, Meteorology & Communication, Geographic Information System (GIS)
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Center for Satellite Technology Development (CSTD), Abuja

The Centre started in 2001 as a Satellite Technology project with the initiation of the Nigeria Sat-1 Earth Observation satellite project before its metamorphoses into Centre for Satellite Technology Development.

Of the five centers established with CSTD, it appeared that the main burden of pursuance of the National Space Policy and Program fell heavily on the Centre for Satellite Technology Development.

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Mandates

  • Collaborate with specialized institutions,
  • Develop core competencies and critical mass of scientists and engineers in satellite subsystem design,
  • Develop laboratory and assembly plant for the production of ground station receivers,
  • Develop subsystems such as HPA, LNA, UP and down converters etc.,
  • Collaborate with other Nigerian institutions,

Center for Space Transport and Propulsion (CSTP), Epe

The Centre for Space Transport and Propulsion (CSTP), Epe, Lagos, was established on the 19th February, 2003, as one of the six activity Centres of National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Abuja. Nigeria. It is strategically situated along the Lagos lagoon in Epe, and in close proximity with the Lagos State University (LASU), Epe Engineering campus.

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Mandate

  • To develop the engineering and scientific capability necessary to produce aerospace transport vehicles with rockets and aircrafts in mind
  • To develop and acquire the technology essential for manufacturing of the necessary components for space vehicles.
  • To develop various types of propellants for rocket engines with attention on solid, liquid, and other forms of high-energy propulsion systems.  
  • To acquire and develop the capacity to fabricate and integrate rocket systems for short, and long-range peaceful application missions.

National Center for Remote Sensing (NRCS), Jos

The desire by Nigeria to establish its own comprehensive Remote Sensing Centre dates back to 1976, when the Government first made its intentions known during an Inter-Governmental meeting held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  Prior to this pronouncement, several studies undertaken on-behalf of the Government have indicated the need for such a centre to be centrally located.  One of such studies was carried out by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO).

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PUBLIC NOTICE!

Our attention has been drawn to certain publications on some fraudulent websites and public forums targeting unsuspecting members of the public, advertising fake jobs in the name of NASRDA. The general public is hereby advised to beware of such fraudster and also note that:

  • NASRDA is currently NOT carrying out any form of recruitment.
  • NASRDA has neither engaged  any third party agents nor use any third party websites for public notices.
  • Only information on NASRDA website is authentic and members of the public should visit the website or call NASRDA for information about NASRDA.
  • Any other website or public forum that is NOT expressly stated by NASRDA or NASRDA website attempting to publish information about NASRDA should be disregarded.

DG/CE, NASRDA

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