The aim of the summer school is to spread knowledge of space science among Egyptian university students for a more hands-on approach in the field.
The Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA) has tied with the Benha University in Obour City to offer the first summer school for space sciences.
Vice President of Benha University Nasser al-Gizawy held a meeting to inaugurate the summer school at the university headquarters. The meeting was attended by Gamal al-Saeed, President of Benha University, and Mohamed al-Qousi, CEO of the Egyptian Space Agency.
The aim of summer schools in the field of space and satellite science and technology is to spread knowledge of space science among Egyptian university students, in order to link their academic studies with practical reality.
Gizawy revealed that the theoretical part is already being delivered remotely via distance learning. The practical part of the school is scheduled to begin the first week of September and will take place at the universitys headquarters.
There will be six training groups and each trainee will be required to submit a practical project that is evaluated by specialists during the course.