Welcome to CBSS...

Our Mandate

The Centre for Basic Space Science (CBSS) which is one of the activity Centres of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) of Nigeria is engaged in the Studies, Research and Development in:
A. Basic Space Science, which comprises:
(i) Astronomy and Astrophysics
(ii) Space weather
(iii) Solar Terrestrial Physics
(iv) Cosmology and Origin of Life
(v) Atmospheric Physics and Geomagnetism
(vi) Rocketry & Satellite Science & Technology


B. Design and fabrication of Basic Space Research Instruments such as Telescopes, Mirror Systems, Antennas, Sensors, Payload Systems, appropriate Software, etc.

Our Vision

CBSS is envisioned to play strategic role in the development of Space Science and Technology as a driving force and engine of economic growth and as a major ingredient for human resources and infrastructural development.

Our Mission Statement
CBSS mission is to carryout studies, research and development in Basic Space Science, nationally (Nigerian Universities and Research Institutes) and internationally (other world Space Agencies) for the benefit of Nigeria, Africa and the entire World.