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NileSat Signs Launch Contract With SpaceX For NileSat-301 Satellite Due For...

Egypt's publicly-traded satellite operator Nilesat has signed a launch contract with SpaceX for the in-orbit delivery of Nilesat-301 geostationary communications satellite due in 2022. The...

NileSat’s Revenue Dips By 10% In 2019, Unaudited Financials Reveal

The publicly-traded Egyptian Satellite Co SAE (EGSA), commonly known as Nilesat, has recorded another low for the 2019 fiscal year which ended on 12...

Space Projects In The African Space Industry To Look Out For...

As humans advance further into the age of space and expand outside the confines of the planet beyond wildest imaginations, there is a push...

Egypt, France Sign Bilateral Space Cooperation Agreement

The Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA) and France’s Center National d’Etudes Spatiale (CNES) signed a bilateral space cooperation agreement on the sidelines of the maiden...

Russia To Hold Talks With Egypt, India, Indonesia And The UK...

A document on the Russian Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media's website has revealed that the country plans to hold talks with...

Egypt To Launch Programme For Manufacturing Small Satellites In Universities

Egypt is set to launch a programme for the manufacturing of small satellites in universities across the country in a collaborative effort led by...

NASA Astronomers Discover Thuban Eclipses

NASA astronomers have discovered that an ancient star pair undergoes eclipses using Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), a space telescope whose purpose is to...

Top Stories That Shaped The African Space Industry In 2019

The African space industry grew in leaps and bounds in 2019— from satellite launches, inaugurations of new agencies, departments and new space programs for...

Egyptian Space Agency CEO Briefs Parliamentary Delegation On African Development Satellite

The CEO of the Egyptian Space Agency on Wednesday briefed a delegation of MPs from the parliament's Education and Scientific Research Committee at the...

Egyptian Space Agency To Launch Competition To Select First Astronaut In...

The newly upgraded Egyptian Space Agency plans to launch a competition in January 2020 that will see the selection of the country's first astronaut. The...

2019 Might Be The Best Year So Far For The African...

As the year winds up, it is exciting to recap Africa's journey in space in 2019 which is the best year so far in...

NileSat Signs Contract To Build NileSat 301 Communications Satellite

Egypt's publicly-traded satellite operator NileSat has signed a contract with French aerospace giant Thales Alenia Space for the manufacture of a new communications satellite...

Egypt’s NTRA Working To Operate Licenses Of Tiba-1 Satellite

Egypt's National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) is in the process of finalizing commercial licensing agreements for the recently-launched Tiba-1 communications satellite with the company...

Egypt Launches TIBA-1 Communications Satellite On-board Ariane 5 Rocket

Egypt's TIBA-1 communications satellite was successfully blasted off into space on-board Ariane 5 rocket alongside Inmarsat GX5 on Arianespace's VA250 flight.  The launch took place...

Egypt To Launch A Pan-African Satellite Development Initiative On Wednesday

The Egyptian Space Agency is set to launch a pan-African satellite project dubbed the African Development Satellite Initiative (AfDev-Sat) on Wednesday during the initiative's...

Directory of all space-related institutions in Africa

We are glad to announce the launch of a comprehensive visual directory of all space institutions and industry actors in the African space sector....

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