Gabon Ground Station  (LBG)

AGEOS Logo

Station Country: Gabon

Station Website: www.ageos.ga

Station Email: ageosinfos@ageos.ga

Introduction of Gabonese Studies and Space Observations Agency (AGEOS)

AGEOS is a public agency created February 25, 2010 and is involved in the scientific, technological, and environmental fields. The AGEOS main mission is to implement the Government's policy regarding the acquisition, processing, analysis and providing Earth Observation (EO) data for sustainable environmental management, natural resources, land use, land use planning as well as research and innovation. AGEOS headquarters is situated in downtown Libreville and the ground station is located in Nkok, ~17 miles east of Libreville.

AGEOS is specifically responsible for:

  • Develop, and submit to the government, a national strategy in the field of space activities and observation
  • Implement a spatial infrastructure for national capacity building, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the national community
  • Establish a space infrastructure over Gabon and central Africa countries
  • Provide satellite data for climate change impacts studies
  • Provide EO data to public and private sectors for natural resources and land use monitoring for sustainable development
  • Promote at the national and international level the research activities, innovation, and training in the field of EO applications

Picture of a satellite ground station in Gabon

Station Organization: AGEOS

Ground Station Location: Nkok, Gabon

Ground Station ID: LBG

Station Lat Long: POINT (9.5973 0.3865)