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SANSA Breaks Down USD266m Budget, AngoSat-2 Set for Launching, USA Raises...

Top Stories South African National Space Agency (SANSA) on Thursday, September 17, 2020, hosted journalists to a virtual media briefing, where the duo of South...

Space in Africa Industry report, Ethiopia’s New Satellite, South Africa’s Space...

Top Stories The biggest news in the African Space Industry for August was the publication of the Space in Africa Industry Report. The report analyses...

NASRDA Scientific Officer, Fagbemiro wants Curriculum Update

The Women in Africa Space Industry series continues with Mrs Olayinka Fagbemiro, an assistant chief scientific officer in NASRDA, the President of Astronomy Without...

“To get young Africans into space exploration, we must start by...

Our 'Leading Women in Africa's space industry' series continues with Chidinma Joy Iroka. Chidinma Joy Iroka is a Chief Engineer in the Engineering and Space...

NIPOST, NARSDA sign MOU to Develop Nigeria’s Postcode System

Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with National Space Research & Development Agency (NASRDA) to help it provide a...

NASRDA, Toronto Varsity, Others Train 60 Nigerian Students In Astronomy, Space...

The one-week-long West African Summer School for Young Astronomers (WAISSYA)2019, organised to train West African universities' undergraduate and graduate students in the area of...

Nigeria’s CSTP Completes Three Successful Experimental Rocket Launches

The Lagos-based Centre For Space Transport And Propulsion (CSTP), a technical arm of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) focused on space...

NASRDA Institute Kicks Off Postgraduate Programme With 24 Pioneer Students

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has made attempts to expand its operations and functions over the years and has successfully expanded...

Federal Government Appoints Halilu Ahmad Shaba As Nigerian Space Agency Director-General,...

The Federal Government of Nigeria had appointed Dr Halilu Shaba Ahmad as the new acting Director-General of the National Space Research and Development Agency...

“Will Africa Ever Land On The Moon?” – Leaders In The...

The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing in 1969 is being marked by space enthusiasts around the world, and in the spirit of...

NASRDA Appoints New Acting Director General

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) appoints a new acting Director General following the expiration of the two-term tenure of Professor Seidu...

Nigerian Military partners with NASRDA to fight Boko Haram insurgency

During the commissioning of some landmark space projects two days ago in Abuja, Nigeria's Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu revealed the...

NASRDA commissions new institute, space incubation centre and other projects

Nigeria's National Agency for Space Research and Development (NASRDA) commissioned and unveiled six state-of-the-art projects completed by the agency at its headquarters in Abuja...

How much does Nigeria spend on space science and technology?

We analyzed fiscal data contained in the annual budgets of the Federal Government of Nigeria between 2009 to 2019. Our research reveals that the...

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...