Kepler Space Foundation (K.S.F.) is a non-profit organization in the U.S.A., and its name is inspired by a retired space telescope called “The Kepler space telescope,” launched by NASA to discover Earth-sized planets in space. The Kepler Telescope is named after famous Germain astronomer Johannes Kepler who discovered three major laws of planetary motion in 1609.
K.S.F. Space was established with the goal of providing cost-effective access to Low Earth Orbit (L.E.O.) and Geosynchronous equatorial orbit (G.E.O.) using zero environmental hazard flying options. The K.S.F. offers access to a number of near-space and L.E.O. research and experimental programs.
The organization offers technical assistance in making near-space missions and research and experimentation in space a reality.
KSF Space foundation, with the help of its highly qualified experts, provides academic, research, and experimental services in the areas of:
- Satellite launch
- Nano-satellite technology
- NEP Certification (Nano-Satellite Engineering Professional)
- Astronaut Training
- Consumer Zero Gravity Flight Experience
- Earth and Space observation
- Biological testing in space
- Satellite positioning detection
- Radio transmissions
- Earth magnetic field measurement
- Ecological science and Atmospheric Science
- Technology Experimentation
KSF Space Foundation encourages universities and developing countries to partner with its “Experimentation Opportunity Program,” which enables them to develop, manufacture and launch their own space programs and missions.
This program is focused on assisting institutions in underdeveloped nations in realizing their own space mission goals. The program’s scope encourages developing-country institutions to engage and participate with other institutions presently working on and establishing their own missions.
K.S.F. has a number of signed agreements with significant business and academic stakeholders in the nano-satellite sector and is a partner with NASA, Space X, AT&T, John Hopkins University, and SSL, to name a few. K.S.F. can help you with your next space mission by matching the best available services to your project’s requirements.
Services in R&D Projects & NEP Certifications
Kepler Space foundation is providing opportunities to universities to develop, build and launch their own nano-satellites for academic purposes. The K.S.F. will be providing training Courses on G.P.S., G.S., Building NanoSat, and academic support on how to set up their own Ground Station for R&D and receive live signals & images from active on-orbit weather and climate major satellite.
It also provides academic support on how to track nano-satellites and “Cubesats” in L.E.O. orbit.
Many universities have approached K.S.F. to buy their Cubesate Nano-satellite education kit for their own space projects and exploration aspirations.
For their research initiatives, a number of colleges are attempting to buy the K.S.F. space foundation’s CubeSat Nanosatellite education outreach package.
“With this education CubeSat kit, institutions and schools may develop small and fast space missions at a minimal cost.” Dr. Kayyali, Chairman of the KSF Space Foundation, said.
The K.S.F. kit’s cost is a key factor in colleges and educational institutions’ increased interest in it. It’s thought to be the world’s cheapest kit, making it ideal for small satellite missions. Because their research level is lower than that of research institutes, academic institutes and universities usually offer smaller missions.
K.S.F. will also be providing certificates such as N.E.P. (Nano-satellite Engineering Professional) to students participating in the activity, which can open the door for more job opportunities around the globe.
A Ride To The Moon – Inviting Universities For A Ride Share To Space
Kepler Space Foundation is offering universities and colleges an opportunity to send their experiments on board with their K.S.F. Space Lunar Rover “Luna Fox”.
The K.S.F. Space Foundation is forming a Lunar Science Committee to advise the Space Foundation as it helps to make lunar environment missions more accessible to everyone.
In 2021, KSF Space Foundation announced the launch of Kuwait’s first nano-satellite in collaboration with Kuwait College of Science & Technology (KCST), which will be sent to near space to measure the effect of climate change and ultraviolet radiation in collaboration with K.S.F. Space’s next mission, scheduled for high altitude balloon launch in June 2021.
This was an attempt to provide KCST students with an outlet and experience with a platform that will “take them to space” rather than confine their vision. The trip was carried out in a K.S.F. Space Foundation-built small space capsule. The bacteria cells will be housed in a compartment in the capsule’s nose, while the rest of the capsule will contain five smallsats from five different countries.
The space project was locally managed by the KSF Space Officer in Kuwait, Engr Loai Arnous, along with KSF Space team officers.
Visit www.ksf.space to make your space exploration and research projects a reality and for any further queries regarding your next space mission.