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Welcome to Orbital Africa!!

As a premier Geospatial services provider, Orbital Africa is the leading surveying and GIS Mapping company in Kenya and ranks among the best in designing client tailored GIS database solutions, mapping, training and an array of professional services which provide the best compromise between cost, speed and reliability. We offer an array of Geospatial solutions in areas that include: land and topographical surveying services, GIS mapping; Advanced GIS web mapping; Aerial, Drone Mapping and Survey; and remote sensing services; map production services; enterprise GIS solutions; 3D mapping; project planning and management; GIS data capture and mobile mapping; spatial and land use planning, GIS training amongst other technical support services.

Orbital Africa is led by a diverse management team with a broad base of business and technical industry experience in Geospatial industry solutions. Our management team provides strategic and tactical advice in project execution thus fostering competency in service delivery. We deeply believe in quality, honesty, reliability and accuracy in delivery of services and solutions to our clients within agreed time period. This is done by taking care of the clients' needs in our collaborations and we endeavour to create a positive impact in every interaction that we do engage in. More...

Projects Portfolio

Drone Mapping in Kiambu County

In the period of October to November 2018, Orbital Africa was contracted by Urban Green Consultants to carry out drone mapping project located at coords (1°12'03.7"S 36°51'21.9"E). Ortho mosaics & DSMs were generated.

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Bridge Survey Work in Baringo County

Lafey Construction Co. Ltd, consulted Orbital to carry out bridge setting out work for construction. The work done using Topcon Total station include the control surveys, setting out of piers, CLs, embankments, leveling, OGL.

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Mau Forest Species UAV/UAS Mapping

The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) contracted Orbital to carry out a project on UAV/Drone mapping of tree species in the Mau forest. The images were captured at 3cm spatial resolution and were analyzed in ERDAS Imagine software.

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T-Station Training in Mogadishu

On Nov 2018, NIS and BRA in Somalia contracted Orbital to conduct training on operation of Topcon total station and AutoCAD Civil 3D. Twelve (12) staff members were trained for a period of One (1) Week.

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Pipeline Setting out Project in Athi River

The project was executed on Jun-Jul 2018. Topcon GTS total station and Stonex A800A GNSS were used for control surveys whilst Stonex DL1000 level (X32) was used to obtain OGLs at 10-metre interval.

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Tifa Research GIS Mapping Project

The GIS data for CBWs was collected in Kakamega, Nairobi, Kilifi & Busia counties using Epicollect GIS app. The GIS database was created; the HIV prevalence data was analysed & maps produced.

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Map Production for PCI (Phase II)

The Phase 2 of the GIS mapping project was done in the Months of Jul-Aug 2018. Orbital was contracted to produce the grazing area thematic maps for Turkana, Marsabit & Samburu counties.

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AspMap Training in Madagascar

A 10-Day Training on the GIS AspMap based on .NET was conducted in Antananarivo, Madagascar to 20 Staff Members from Centre for Geoinformatics Application in Rural Development (CGARD).

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Serengeti Mapping Project

Mr. Bill Given from The Wild Source had contacted and contracted Orbital to carry out GIS mapping in Nduta, Ngorongoro, North Serengeti, Tabora, L. Eyasi, N. Maasai Mara areasin Kenya and Tz.

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