Edinburgh / Vienna, 2 August 2022. – The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Government of Japan in cooperation with the Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech) announced that they are looking for students from developing countries to study nano-satellite development as part of another round of the post-graduate study on Nano-Satellite Technologies (PNST) Programme, part of the Access to Space for All initiative.
Both the Masters Programme and the Doctoral Programme offer three slots, covering the tuition fee and helping with living expenses. PNST aims to open up access to space education and satellite development research for students from developing countries. Kyutech will ensure the students can use its facilities for practical activities and to learn about the entire cycle of satellite development.
The PNST programme primarily seeks post-graduate students from developing and non-space faring countries. Students in the nano-satellite development programme are provided with the basic capacity for space technology. The programme offers on-the-job training, designing, building, and testing a satellite under the supervision of experts. Applications are welcome until 9 January 2023.