A meeting with representatives of the higher education sector of the Republic of Zimbabwe was held at the St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation.
Last year prospects for cooperation between Russia and Africa in the field of space were outlined when in November 2022, representatives of Roscosmos and the Minister of Higher and Vocational Education, Innovation, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Amon Murvira, agreed to cooperate on the creation and launch of small spacecraft.
On July 29, a delegation from Zimbabwe headed by Dr. Amon Murvira visited the St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation. The delegation included representatives of the Ministry of Higher Education, Innovation, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Zimbabwe, rectors and deans of universities, as well as employees of the National Geo–Spatial and Space Agency of Zimbabwe and those responsible for innovative research and development. The purpose of the visit was to get acquainted with developments, research and the scientific potential of SUAI.
During the visit, four memoranda of understanding were signed. The start of relations in the field of science and education has been laid, joint work and projects are ahead.