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20 African Projects Selected for IAU COVID-19 Astronomy Grants

In May 2020, the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development issued an Extraordinary Call for Proposals that could use astronomy in any form to help...

Lentera, MCFI Partner to Provide Satellite-based Crop Analysis For Mauritian Farmers

The Mauritius Chemical and Fertilizer Industry (MCFI), one of Africa's oldest fertilizer manufacturer, and Lentera Africa an AgriTech company have signed a partnership that...

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...

Highlights Of The ITU Satellite Application Training And SADC Capacity...

The 3rd Edition of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Satellite Applications Training Workshop and SADC Satellite Sharing Program Launch began yesterday and will run...

International Astronomical Union Approves Names For New Stars And Exoplanets

In recent years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets and planetary systems orbiting around nearby stars. It is now believed that all stars in...

Current Status Of Mauritius First Satellite Project (MIR-SAT1)

In June 2018 during a side event at UNISPACE+50, a research team from the Mauritius Research and Innovation Council made a record for being...

MOI Kick Starts The GMES And Africa Marine And Coastal Service

The Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI), the lead institution for the GMES and Africa consortium, kick off the GMES and Africa Marine and Coastal Management...

Meet The African Recipients Of The 2019 Emerging Space Leaders Grant...

In October 2008 the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) approved a new initiative to actively engage, inspire and support the next generation of students and...

A breakdown of the 30 satellites launched by African nations

A regional analysis of the growth plan of several African nations reveals a trend of increased interest in space science and technology. With South...

17 countries to implement IAU100 Global Projects in Africa

In 2019, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) is celebrating its 100th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, the IAU is organising a year-long celebration to...

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...

5 reasons you should not miss the 2nd African Space Generation...

The 2nd African Space Generation Workshop (AF-SGW) organized by Space Generation Advisory Council will be held on the 17th and 18th of December 2018...

Registration opens for 2nd African Space Generation Workshop

The African Space Generation workshop series is back and this year it’s bigger and better than ever! Around 100 delegates — students, young professionals, industry representatives and...

Team from the Mauritius Research Council selected for third round of...

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have selected a team from the Mauritius Research...

Apply for 2nd Big Data Africa School

The Big Data Africa Summer School aims to introduce fundamental data science tools and techniques to talented young science graduates across a range of disciplines,...

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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