After winning two places out of (25) universities, The Egyptian Russian University and the Space Agency sign a protocol to participate in the implementation of satellites.
The Egyptian Russian University, in Cairo in Badr City, welcomed a delegation from the Egyptian Space Agency, headed by Eng. Wasim Issa, to sign a joint cooperation protocol between the University’s College of Engineering and the Egyptian Space Agency to participate in the implementation of an educational satellite project , linked to the Egyptian space technology education platform, after the university’s Faculty of Engineering won the sixth and tenth places out of 56 participating teams from (25) governmental and private universities in the Egyptian Space Agency competition for the year (2020). Due to the appropriate environment inside the campus of the “Egyptian Russian University”, it was chosen among the universities participating in the implementation of educational satellites in Egypt, and a protocol for joint cooperation between the “Faculty of Engineering” and “the Egyptian Space Agency” was signed to participate in the project upon an invitation from Dr. Mohamed El-Qosi, CEO of the Egyptian Space Agency.
Dr. Sherif Fakhry Mohamed Abdel Nabi, President of the Egyptian Russian University, announced that a memorandum of understanding had been signed with the Egyptian Space Agency in “November 2019”, for cooperation in the field of space engineering and technology and satellites within the framework of the university’s plan to build capacity in the field of “space science” And remote sensing, “through cooperation with specialized institutions, whether at home or in the” Russian Federation “… indicating that the purpose of that is to establish a distinguished center in the field as a prelude to establishing a study program in this strategic specialization and that the aim is to cooperate with the Egyptian Space Agency. It is the localization and development of space science and technology for its students, faculty members and researchers.
In the same context, Dr. Alaa Al-Batsh, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the Egyptian-Russian University, emphasized that the most important terms of joint cooperation between the university and the Space Agency is to equip an educational satellite laboratory with the latest model to be used in training cadres of students and researchers, as the laboratory will contain technological components and simulation programs for the “Egyptian satellite for universities” .. adding that the aim is to prepare cadres for the labor market in companies that manufacture and manage satellites, whether at the local or international levels soon, and to open a field of research and new horizons for development and to contribute to the state’s plan to manufacture and launch satellites with Egyptian hands and minds; To keep pace with the programs of developed countries in this field.
The Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the Egyptian-Russian University revealed that the University’s Faculty of Engineering participated in the summer training program “The Educational Satellite” during the summer of (2020) and won two advanced positions within the training competition held under the auspices of the “Egyptian Space Agency” and supervised by Dr. Ahmed Siddiq and Dr. Tamer Saleh, Department of Telecommunication Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and it was recommended to select members of university students to participate in the “Egyptian Universities Moon” project, as their graduation project.
After winning two places out of (25) universities,
The Egyptian Russian University and the Space Agency sign a protocol to participate in the implementation of satellites.