The Director General of the Libyan Center for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (LCRSSS), Akram Al-Kasih, has confirmed the Libyan state intention to localize the technology and acquire a remote sensing satellite to make satellite images and data available to users within Libyan institutions and students at universities and institutes.

This came during his participation in 2023 NewSpace Africa Conference  which was held in Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire on 25-28 April 2023

Al-Kasih also participated in the meeting of the directors of space institutions and agencies in African countries, to develop a work plan to implement space programs under the African Space Agency, which has been hosted by the Egyptian Space Agency since last January and is based in Cairo.