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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...

Nigerian Communications Commission Grants SatCom License to Avanti

Space technology has gained significant momentum in Nigeria, and in a bid to expand its frontiers in the space ecosystem, the Nigerian Communications Commission...

Asteroid Day 2019 to be Held Across Various Locations in Africa

Asteroid Day was co-instituted in 2014 by Dr. Brian May (astrophysicist and lead guitarist for the rock band QUEEN), Danica Remy (B612 President), Apollo...

How Much Has NASRDA Contributed to Nigeria’s Economic Growth and Development?

Space exploration used to be a luxurious show of technological might between the United States of America and the defunct Soviet Union, until developed...

Meet Ebruka Nelly-Helen Neji Ebruka, Who is Leading Africa to the...

In May, three students of the Faculty of Law, University of Calabar, Cross River State in Nigeria emerged winners of the 8th African Regional...

ARCSSTE-E to Commence Post-Graduate Programmes in Space Law

African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education - English (ARCSSTE-E), one of NASRDA’s Centres, plans to commence a postgraduate program in Space...

Apply To Attend The West African International Summer School For Young...

The West African International Summer School for Young Astronomers (WAISSYA) is a programme held every two years at designated locations in West Africa. At...

Apply to become the next Director General of the Nigerian Space...

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) is one of the Research and Development Institutions under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. The...

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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