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NewSpace Africa Conference 2023 to hold in April 2023 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Space in Africa, in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Côte d’Ivoire, is organising the...

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MeerKAT Measures the Fuel Reserves of Galaxies in the Past

A global team of astronomers have measured the fuel for star formation in galaxies as they were four billion years ago using the MeerKAT...

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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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SANSA’s Space Weather Centre: On Building Capabilities for Space Advancements in Africa

In 2018, South Africa, through the South African National Space Agency (SANSA), was selected as one of two International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)-designated Regional...