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SANSA Signs MoU With Human Sciences Research Council

The South African Space Agency (SANSA) has signed an MoU with the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), South Africa.   Valanathan Munsami, the SANSA CEO, shared...

Join Global Leaders In Earth Observation At GEO Week 2020 Virtual...

GEO Week 2020 will be kicking off virtually on the 2nd of November. The GEO Week 2020 Virtual Industry Track will be a highlight...

Why Monitoring Space Weather and Space Environment is Important

Space weather is a branch of Space physics and aeronomy (the science of the upper region of the earth) or heliophysics (the science of...

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...

SANSA Hosts Media Briefing on Space Infrastructure Hub, Shares Vital Insights...

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA), yesterday, hosted a media briefing with the public to discuss the new South African Space Infrastructure Hub...

SANSA Postpones Media Briefing on New Space Infrastructure Hub

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has postponed a media briefing earlier scheduled for September 2, 2020, to discuss the new Space Infrastructure...

South African Space Sector Set to Grow With New Space Infrastructure...

Amidst the global Covid-19 pandemic and a financial recession, the South African government has secured funding for a number of strategic infrastructure projects as...

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...

“African countries need four critical requirements to reach outer space” –...

Pontsho Maruping was recently nominated to chair the Scientific and Technical Committee of the United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. Maruping...

South Africa to Build USD266 Million Space Hub: Promises Six Satellites

South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa has sourced for a R4.4 billion (USD260 million) investor funding at the sustainable infrastructure development symposium. The South African...

SANSA is Using Space Technology to Tackle Coronavirus

South Africa National Space Agency's (SANSA) Satellite has been deployed in the fight against Covid-19. President Cyril Ramaphosa disclosed plans to use satellite data...

South Africa Cuts Science and Innovation Budget: Announces Plan for the...

The South African Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, has announced a massive budget cut in the 2020/2021 South African...

Astrofica’s Internship Program Is Building A Talent Pipeline For Africa’s Space...

Astrofica, a fully blacked-owned satellite technology solutions provider with a core capability in the assembly integration and testing of satellite systems, has set out...

South Africa: Legislation Amendment to Harmonise Science and Technology Operations

The South African Ministry of Science and Technology in November 2018 introduced the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bill to the National Assembly. The...

South African Government To Invest R3.1 Billion In Space Infrastructure Hub

The South African government has announced plans to invest R3.1 billion (approx. USD 179 million) in a new space infrastructure hub as part of...