Jakub Kapuš

Slovak Organisation for Space Activities
Jakub Kapuš

Jakub Kapuš

Slovak Organisation for Space Activities

Jakub Kapuš was one of the founders of Slovak Organisation for Space Activities (SOSA) in 2009. He led the organisation for 5 years as a chairman. Thanks to SOSA, Slovak government sign the European Cooperating state agreement with European Space Agency (ESA) in 2015. This collaboration opens door to Slovak companies, research organisations, scientists and students to European space program. Jakub is leader of the 1. Slovak satellite project skCUBE project, which was launched into space in 2017. Currently is working on development of international cooperation and projects under SOSA. His goals are also to start up space spin-off companies in Slovakia. He established Spacemanic, s.r.o. company focusing on nanosatellite technologies. Represents Slovakia in ESA Programme Board for navigation and also in Scientific-Technical subcommittee of COPUOS.