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Cost and Regulations Will Determine the Success of SpaceX’s Starlink in...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX on 23 May 2019, launched 60 Low-Earth-Orbit (LEO) satellites to kickstart a planned 12,000 low orbit satellite constellation, as part of...

SANSA & NASA Sign A Deep Space Communications Study Agreement

The study agreement will see NASA and SANSA collaborate in conducting technical and environmental research on the potential to establish a ground station in...

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...

New NASA Satellites Images Capture Drought Severity in Southern Africa As...

New images of Lake Kariba from NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instruments onboard two satellites, has shown severe recession on the reservoir's shoreline...

South Africa Talking To International Partners For Lunar and Mars Mission

The South African Space Agency (SANSA) has identified opportunities to have its "footprint" on lunar and Mars missions through international collaboration, says the agency...

International Space Station Captures A Timelapse Photograph While Passing Over Africa

The International Space Station (ISS) orbits at approximately 350km above the earth, travelling at an average speed of 27,724 kilometres per hour. Completion of...

Fusing Satellites And sUAVs: On the Ground in Burkina Faso to...

When I said I was going to Ouagadougou (Wa-ga-du-gu), the first question was “where, again?” So let’s start with the basics. Ouagadougou is the...

IAU Renames Asteroid After Famous Egyptian Scientist

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) on Saturday, 21 September 2019, renamed a newly-discovered asteroid after the Egyptian scientist, Farouk El-Baz. The asteroid discovered by...

Giant-Sized Asteroid Orbits The Earth

An enormous sized asteroid, a near equivalent of the world's largest building, Burj Khalifa, whizzed past the earth on, Saturday, September 14 around 23:54...

Countdown to NASA Space Apps Challenge across Africa

Space App Challenge; an event of skill and talent to solving space problems, is a 48hours International Hackathon which takes place in numerous/various places...

Asteroid Discovered Just Hours Before it Exploded over Botswana

It would have been terrifying to be a citizen of Botswana on early Saturday evening. A blindingly white orb suddenly streaked down the sky...

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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