Making Space Accessible To Africa

Space Technologies

NileOrbital Aerospace is a pioneering space technologies start-up based in Uganda. The company's mission is to establish Uganda as a player in the global space industry by leveraging local talent and forming strategic partnerships.

The company focuses on developing space technologies, with a particular emphasis on propulsion systems, guidance, control systems, and space materials. NileOrbital is also developing satellites (CubeSats) for scientific research, Earth observation, and telecommunications.

Additionally, NileOrbital Aerospace actively promotes education and collaboration within the Ugandan space community through various programs and initiatives with University students.

By combining innovation, scientific exploration, and sustainable practices, NileOrbital aims to make a lasting impact on the space industry and contribute to a brighter future for Uganda, Africa and the world.


Project Update


  • Makerere college of engineering design art and technology, Kampala, Uganda