Addis Ababa March 07/2013 The Ethiopian Space Science Society announced establishment of a foundation, which will help to conduct research and provide effective training on space technology.
Society's Information Communication Section told ENA that the foundation will also help to build the country's capacity to develop and benefit from the technology.
It said the Society established the foundation in collaboration with the 32 government universities across the country.
The Society last September decided to hand over to the foundation its research and training center at Entoto, which was built at a cost of over 65 million Birr.
Meanwhile, the Ethiopian Space Science Society announced that it has set plan to build a research center in Lalibela area, Amhara State.