Application opens for RATT Postgraduate Scholarship in Radio Astronomy

RATT invites high-flying students looking to get involved in radio astronomy, MeerKAT and the Square Kilometre Array  to apply for postgraduate bursaries for 2019. Closing date for applications: 1...

Egypt is launching a new reconnaissance satellite to help military with...

A new reconnaissance satellite will help Egypt monitor its huge border areas, assisting the military in responding to security threats, especially from Libya and...

Towards Mauritius first Satellite – Excerpts from Infotech/Innovtech 2018

INFOTECH is the major annual Information and Communication Technology (ICT) event organised in Mauritius by the National Computer Board (NCB) in collaboration with the Ministry...

South Africa wins the right to host the 2024 IAU General...

South Africa has won the bid to host the 2024 General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). It will be the first time...

The birth of Africa Space Workshops

I have always been passionate about democratizing the access to space for emerging and developing nations, particularly in Africa. In fact this was one...

Egypt close in on launching Misr Sat 2

Egypt is planning to travel to space for the sixth time with new satellite project “Misr Sat 2”, which was received as a grant...

NASA Astronaut Dr Don Thomas returns to South Africa

Following the sold-out, three-city 2017 tour, former NASA astronaut Dr Don Thomas will be returning to South Africa, for the Living Maths Space Tour...

Application opens for African Space Leaders Grant Award

The African Space Leaders Award aims to recognize SGAC members for their contributions to the space field in Africa as well as to provide opportunities to...

Space Tech in Agriculture will restore dignity of black race –...

The Director General and Chief Executive of the National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, Prof. Seidu Mohammed says the application of Space Technology...