SGAC Tunisia

National Points of Contact Tunisia

Welcome to the SGAC Tunisian page!

Tunisia is taking its first steps in the space sector; in the last few years, The small country has established the foundations that will help develop the future of the field.
The ecosystem in Tunisia is versatile and diverse; it consists of non-profit organizations, private companies, overseas companies, and governmental institutions.

Several space-related projects are currently being executed in Tunisia for academic, research, and commercial purposes.

A large Tunisian diverse community and the space sectors world leaders like JAXA, ESA, and NASA support these projects. 

Young Space Activities Overview in Tunisia


  • Africa-Japan CubeSat Cooperation Workshop: This workshop was held on August 25th and 26th, 2022, and was the first in-person KiboCube Academy by UNOOSA and JAXA, supported by UNISEC-Global. The aim was to promote cooperation between Africa and Japan in CubeSats.

  • International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (IADE): This exhibition lasted from October 12th to 16th, 2022. It allowed companies in the aerospace and defense industries to showcase their products and services.

  • Kibo-RPC 2022 Competition: This robot programming challenge was organized by JAXA and NASA. The aim was to encourage the development of new technologies in the field of robotics.

  • SPACE STAR’2022: This event was organized by the Microelectronics and Nanotechnology Research Center of Sousse (CRMN) on October 27th and 29th, 2022. The focus was on the latest advancements in space research and technology.

  • NASA SpaceApp Challenge: This international competition invites participants to develop innovative solutions to global challenges using NASA data.

  • Stratospheric Balloons Launch: The Tunisia’s City of Science planned to launch stratospheric balloons in 2023. This project aimed to gather scientific data and provide educational opportunities for students.

Interesting Web Links for the Young Generation in Tunisia

KiboCube Academy

TELNET Holding

Tunisian Space Association (TUNSA)

Telecommunications Studies and Research Center(CERT)

Regional Center For Remote Sensing Of North Africa States (CRTEAN)

Safran Group

Higher School of Aeronautics and Technologies (ESAT)

Challenge One is the first domestically made satellite from Tunisia

TUNSAT-1 is the first Tunisian educational satellite




KiboCube Academy 2022


Winner of KiboCube Academy 2022

Telnet Challenge

CERT Facilities