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Alcomsat-1 Communications Satellite Clocks Two Years In Orbit

Algeria's first communications satellite, AlComSat-1, clocks two years in orbit since its launch on 11 December 2017, from Xichang Satellite Launch Center (XSLC), aboard...

Talks On Satellite Procurement Still On – NigComSat

Honourable Samson Osagie, Executive Director, Business Development of the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat) has refuted reports claiming the agency has suspended it loan...

Precision Mapping With Satellite, Drone Photos Could Help Predict Infections Of...

Satellite images, drone photos and even Google Earth could help identify communities most at risk for getting one of the world’s worst tropical diseases. A...

Rwanda’s First Satellite In Space Is Set For Release From ISS

Rwanda's first satellite in Space, RwaSat-1, is set to be deployed to low Earth orbit (LEO) from the International Space Station(ISS) on 18 November...

Tunisia’s Telnet To Launch First Home-made Satellite In July 2020

Tunisia's first satellite, Challenge ONE, will be launched in July 2020 from the Russian-operated Baikonur Cosmodrome in south-central Kazakhstan aboard the Russian Soyuz-2.1A, reports...

SANSA Experiments On The Capacity Of Satellites To Be Weightless On...

It’s difficult to keep track of the unique and interesting innovations that pop up in our world day after day. Much is made about...

Ethiopia’s First Satellite Will Now Be Launched In December, 2019

The Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI) has disclosed that it would be launching its first Earth Observation satellite in the last quarter...

SANSA Secures Cost-Efficient Satellite Services Deal For South African Government

In a bid to cut down on the huge charges that come with the provision of satellite data, the South African National Space Agency...

Researchers Use Satellites To Measure Water Scarcity in Africa

Today, more than 700 million people around the world drink water from unsafe or untreated sources, such as wells, springs and surface water. About...

Britain And U.S.A Collaborate On Deployment Of Satellite Services To Combat...

British satellite telecommunications company, Inmarsat, has joined forces with a Washington D.C non-profit organisation called RESOLVE to put its satellites to work on behalf of endangered...

How Satellite Data Is Helping To Monitor Snowfalls In South Africa

The snowfall over the western parts of South Africa on the night of Tuesday July 23 2019 and the adjacent interior may have stopped...

South Africa-Led International Consortium Completes Planning Work For SKA Telescope

The international engineering consortium tasked with planning the Assembly, Integration and Verification (AIV) of the SKA Radio Telescope has formally completed its work, taking...

Count down to the launch of XinaBox Thinsat built by South...

Come April 17, 2019, South Africa will record yet another launch of an object into space. This time, a picosatellite built by high schools...

Senegal to Manufacture Small Satellites and Grow a Newspace Industry Cluster

Following the recommendations of the national consultations on the future of higher education in Senegal, the Government of Senegal is set to grow the...

Rwanda and OneWeb partner to launch Icyerekezo communication satellite

The people of Rwanda join in the jubilation that is ongoing in West London, UK and Virginia, US for the successful launch of OneWeb's...

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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