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A Space Science Project in Africa is Opening up New Horizons

Eight countries across Sub-Saharan Africa are taking part in the world’s largest-ever radio astronomy initiative. “I’m looking at data that no-one else has studied yet,...

Why Kenya Should Not Abandon the Longonot Satellite Station

Reports of vandalism of metal parts at the defunct Longonot Earth Station was a low point for the Kenyan space community. ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe...

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...

“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...

Pontsho Maruping Becomes Deputy MD of South African Radio Astronomy Observatory

Pontsho Maruping has been appointed as the Deputy MD of the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO). SARAO is in charge of the Square...

South Africa Ratifies SKA Observatory Convention

South Africa, the future home of the SKA’s mid-frequency telescope, has ratified the Convention Establishing the SKA Observatory after the South African Parliament approved...

SKA Organization Signs Agreement With The Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory

The Square Kilometer Array Organization (SKAO) and the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory (CTAO) have recently entered into an agreement, which will allow them to...

SKA Project Spurs Science And International Attention In South Africa

In early 2000, the South African Department of Science and Technology with the support of its government, hosted a bid to co-locate of the...

China Set To Build Regional Data Centre To Crunch Data From...

In preparation for the construction of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) which is expected to commence in 2020, China is set to build a...

South African Radio Astronomer Joins The Ranks Of Newton, Darwin And...

South Africa’s Dr. Bernie Fanaroff, previous director of SKA South Africa, who was involved in the design and construction of the MeerKAT radio telescope,...

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...

South Africa, China Sign Agreement to Partner on Square Kilometre Array

South Africa's International Relations, Minister Naledi Pandor, on Monday, June 24 signed a partnership agreement with Beijing on the sidelines of the ongoing China-Africa...

SKA Statement On Satellite Constellations

SKA Global Headquarters, 10 June 2019 – The SKA Organisation has followed closely, the recent developments towards creating constellations of satellites that aim to...

Vibrant young South African community poised to use MeerKAT telescope

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) today announced the selection of 38 South African-led projects that will use the MeerKAT radio telescope in...

International SKA Science Conference Kicks Off

Close to 300 astronomers from 20 countries have come together in Cheshire, UK for the international SKA science conference New Science enabled by New...