BIRDS 5 project was officially launched on 2020.07.14 at Kyutech. The of 13 students from Japan, Morocco, Sudan, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda and Zimbabwe. During the official opening Professor Mengu Cho shared the following objectives and approach of the project:


•Learn the entire processes of a satellite program from mission planning to satellite disposal

•Lay down foundation of sustainable space program by accumulating human resource in universities and launching a university space research and education program

•Create international human networks to assist the infant space programs each other

Lean Satellite Approach

•The BIRDS program experiments the lean satellite approach

BIRDS 5 Handover Ceremony

Birds 5 Ceremony was held on 10 May 2022 and was attended by delegates from Uganda and Zimbabwe