Geospatial & Earth Observation

specialized research and development on projects and activities on geospatial applications and earth observation including mining and mineral exploration, disaster management, weather and climate, geospatial intelligence, agriculture and ecosystems, water, energy, health any other national strategic applications.


  • Remote Sensing

  • Geospatial Data Analysis, management & integration

  • Cutting edge GIS Research, Consultancy & Training

  • Development of Geographic Information Systems &modelling

  • Remote Sensing

  • Geospatial Data Analysis, management & integration

  • Cutting edge GIS Research, Consultancy & Training

  • Development of Geographic Information Systems &modelling

Space science

championing research that will increase the understanding of planets that exist outside the Earth’s solar system through coordinating scientific research and educational programmes to improve science education.​


  • Geomagnetism​

  • Astronomical studies​

  • Space weather monitoring and space weather hazards-mitigation​

  • Lightning monitoring and Mitigation​

  • Renewable and sustainable energy​

  • Numerical weather analysis and prediction​

  • Climate science and climate modelling​

  • Ionospheric research​

  • Waves and space plasma​

  • Atmospheric aerosols monitoring​.

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Space Engineering

Engineering advice and assistance to ZINGSA programmes and projects, innovations for space from concept to applications, and educate scientists and engineers as well as inspire Space research to better understand the Earth, our solar system and beyond.


  • Manufacturing of Earth’s Observation Satellites

  • Manufacturing of Communication Satellites

  • Navigation Equipment manufacturing

  • Manufacturing of Mechanical Ground Support Equipment

  • Manufacturing of Electrical Ground Support Equipment

  • Manufacturing of unmanned Aerial Vehicles(UAVs)

  • Chip Manufacturing

  • Manufacturing of Radar Equipment

  • Manufacturing of any other devices for use in the ZINGSA space programmes


Departmental sections

  • Electrical engineering

  • Aeronautical engineering

  • Mechanical engineering

  • System engineering

  • Electronics Mechatronics and Radio Electronics Engineering

  • Robotics

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

Space Operations & Launch Services

Managing communication between spacecraft, ground stations and control centers as well as launching Satellites, also responsible for strategic planning of space operations specifically developing future plans for ZINGSA systems, facilities and personnel.



  • Research in current and trending space operations for satellite sand earth ground stations

  • Installation and services of Antennas

  • Manufacturing of equipment and components required in addressing local challenges and promoting space operations

  • Consultancy services in space related operations

  • Partnership with international organizations and licensing with different professional boards in the industry

  • Awareness programs to educate and expose local communities to space technologies


  • Design, Installation, operation and maintenance of satellite Ground Stations and Sensor Terminal networks.

  • Provision of reliable Antenna Services to ZINGSA.

  • Develop and maintain robust space craft or rocket launching platforms.

  • Develop and Implement systems for ZINGSA mission programs and projects.

  • Design and Implement Spacecraft Launch Life Cycle.

  • Operate, control spacecraft and provide emergency support.

  • Provide Telemetry, Tracking and Command Services

  • Provide hosting services.

  • Manage frequencies and serve as Unrepresentative to both local and International regulatory/standardization bodies.

  • Coordinate operations activities with other Space Agencies.

  • Research and develop innovative space operation capabilities for ZINGSA.

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