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#NewSpace Africa – Amaya Space

Amaya Space is a nanosatellite manufacturing and space mission services company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2018, the company is a...

Call for application for the SAAO Prize PhD Scholarship

The South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) invites applications for the SAAO Prize PhD Scholarship from academically excellent students who wish to pursue PhD studies...

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...

Aerobotics, AgriSA Launch Free Satellite Data Service for South African Farmers

Cape Town-based agritech startup Aerobotics partners South Africa's federation of agricultural organisations AgriSA to launch a free satellite data service for farmers. Aerobotics specialises in...

Towards addressing food security in Africa using space technologies; AfriCultuReS progress...

New technologies can help increase agricultural production and productivity and reduce risk, such as damages caused by pests and diseases or floods and droughts....

SAAO 1.0m Telescope pivotal in the discovery of a ‘Forbidden’ Planet...

The South African Astronomical Observatory’s 1.0m telescope provided crucial follow-up observations in new research published today by members of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Group...

How ESA Business Incubation Centre could help boost commercial space innovations...

The European Space Agency (ESA), the French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) and the Moroccan government are in talks to open African ESA...

SANSA, SWF begins workshop on socioeconomic benefits of space resources utilization...

This two day (23-24 May 2019) workshop jointly organized by Secure World Foundation and South African Space Agency (SANSA) will engage with the African...

Meet the winners of CBSS Research Grant for African Students in...

In October 2018, we announced the CBSS Research Grant for African Students in Space Science and Astronomy. The grant is designed to support bold...

Towards addressing food security in Africa using space technologies; AfriCultuReS progress...

Enhancing Food Security in African AgriCultural Systems with the support of Remote Sensing (AfriCultuReS) is a European H2020 project with a Budget of about...

Attend MeerKAT extension workshop

In a partnership between SARAO and MPG, an extension to the current MeerKAT array is being planned. In the basic scenario, MeerKAT could be...

Airbus hosts #Africa4Future startups at innovators summit in Cape Town

Participants in the latest #Africa4Future programme for innovative African tech startups will present their business ventures and solutions to experts, investors and other stakeholders...

Pan African University Institute for Space Sciences to begin operation soon

The Pan African University (PAU) is a network of post-graduate research programs in five regions in Africa. PAU was launched in 2011 by the...

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...

Meet Pontsho Maruping who is driving the commercialization of the SKA...

Ms Maruping’s career spans both private and public sector at executive level as well as a working knowledge of various sectors. She currently heads...

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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