Africa could soon be launching its first satellite from its soil

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Russia

Commercial space launch service is a rapidly growing sub-sector of the commercial space industry. The sub-sector, which is projected to hit $7 billion market size by 2024, includes spaceports, launch vehicles and navigation services. A spaceport, sometimes referred to as cosmodrome (in reference to Russian cosmodromes) or launch site, is a ground-based launch facility for…

This article is available to premium readers only. Become a premium member of Space in Africa to read the full article.

Log In Sign Up

Every week, we feature the story of newSpace companies in Africa, promoting their work and giving insight on how they are contributing to building the commercial space ecosystem in Africa. Would you like to be featured? Kindly fill this form.