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African Space Industry Is Worth USD 7.37 Billion; This Is The...

The African space industry is worth USD 7.37 billion and is projected to grow over 40 per cent in the next five years. The...

StarTimes Completes Its Digital TV Project for 1,000 Nigerian Villages

The federal government of Nigeria, on Tuesdays, presented Chinese-owned pay-TV company, StarTimes, with a certificate of satisfaction at an event marking the completion 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...

#NewSpaceAfrica Column – Atlantic Factorial

Atlantic Factorial is a Lagos-based space-to-cloud analytics and tracking services company leveraging space technologies to offer products and services in West Africa. Fielding questions from...

FUTA Hosts 3rd World Symposium On Climate Change Adaptation

The 3rd World Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation held in Federal University of Technolgy, Akure(FUTA) from 11-13 September 2019, as a joint initiative of...

BeepTool, Nigerian NewSpace Company Carrying Out Financial Transactions Using Nanosatellites, Raises...

Nigeria-based satellite-as-a-service and integrated digital ecosystem platform, BeepTool Communications, recently raised seed investments from Professor Ndubuisi Ekekwe, one of Nigeria's foremost engineers, inventor and...

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...

Four African Countries Reignite Plan To Launch Pan-African Satellite Constellation

The South African Space Agency (SANSA) is set to coordinate the development of a pan-African satellite constellation, known as the Africa Resource Management Constellation...

African Art Space Project Unveils Plans To Send Art Works Into...

The African Art Space Project is planning to send work by an African artist into space in 2021 aboard an Ariane 5 satellite launcher....

Busy Second Half Of 2019 Awaits African Space Enthusiasts

Half of the year 2019 is gone, and if space enthusiasts within (and beyond) the African continent felt that January to June was a...

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...

Isreali Space Company Signs Deal With Nigerian IT Firm For Broadcast...

Isreali-based Spacecom, the operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, has confirmed that Nigerian IT firm IDS Africa is the newest broadcaster to sign up...

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...

IAU Gives Nigerians The Opportunity To Name An Exoplanet

Within the framework of its 100th-anniversary commemorations, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) is organising the IAU100 NameExoWorlds global competition that allows any country in...

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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