Archive for December 2019

Ethiopian STEM Students Celebrate ETRSS-1 in Orbit

On December 20, 2019, Ehiopia’s first earth observatory satellite “ETRSS-1” launched into space.  The 70-kilogram (155 lbs weight) Remote Sensing Satellite was carried into orbit aboard a Long March 4B rocket, blasting off from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Xinzhou, North China province. Before the launching of ETRSS-1 satellite, there had been few scientific resources…

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The National Science and Engineering Fair Competition

GFCT-STEMpower co-organized the fourth Annual Ethiopian Science and Engineering Fair competition, held November 6-10, 2019, at the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences, located in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. The event (synchronized with World Science Day) brought together 254 diverse and talented Ethiopian students, representing all regional states.  Those students learn their STEM (science,…

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GFCT-STEMpower inaugurated Ethiopia’s 25th STEM Center at Debre Birhan University

GFCT-STEMpower officially inaugurated Ethiopia’s 25th STEM Center at Debre Birhan University on November 13, 2019, in the presence of Mr. Mark Gelfand, founder of GFCT-STEMpower along with Debre Birhan University academic staffs and community. Debre Birhan University is one of the Public Universities in Ethiopia, established in 2005 by the Ethiopian government at Debre Birhan…

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