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Inside the South African Space Ecosystem

South Africa's space participation dates back to the 1960s when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) first established its Deep Space Network Station,...

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Dragonfly Aerospace Launches New Satellite Products

Dragonfly Aerospace, the producer of compact, high-performance imaging payloads, is pleased to announce that it will start producing satellite buses and complete imaging satellites...

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Malindi Ground Station in Kenya Makes Contact with the James Webb Space Telescope

The USD 10 billion James Webb telescope has left Earth on a quest to reveal new and unexpected discoveries and help humanity understand the...
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Guidelines for the Long-term Sustainability of Space Activities – An Excerpt

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Activities (UNOOSA), via the Committee On the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), has developed guidelines for...

Spectrum & Orbital Slotting – A case for African Countries

Over the last few decades, the use of telecommunication satellites have increased their applications became part of day-to-day living. As the number of satellites...

Kenya Space Agency Set to Pick Next DG, IAF Launches World Largest Digital Library on Space history, and More Stories Across the African Space...

Top Stories On the continent, the Kenyan Space Agency (KSA) is underway to selecting next Director-General from a pool of eleven contenders, as SADC kickstarts...

Why Africa is Unable to Accommodate SpaceX, Fiber Optics and other Space Projects

In 2001, Elon Musk conceptualized the Mars Oasis, an experimental greenhouse project to grow plants on Mars. Musk tried to buy cheap rockets from...

Adopting a Universal Tax Regime for Outer Space Exploration

Introduction For decades, humans have been drawn to space exploration for scientific, security and commercial purposes. Private companies such as SpaceX and Blue Origin have...

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Mr Fernand Bale, Director of Côte d’Ivoire Geographic and Digital Information Center discuss the Nation’s National Geospatial Program

The Côte d'Ivoire Geographic and Digital Information Center (CIGN) operates under the National Office of Technical Studies and Development (BNETD), an agency that studies,...