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Weekly Round-Up Of Opportunities Within The African Space Industry

Our Friday weekly round-up curates opportunities listed on opportunities.africanews.space that are still open for application.  The Opportunities portal aggregates job vacancies, internships, scholarships, calls for abstracts,...

SANSA Space Operations Tracking India’s Chandrayaan 2 Moon Mission

Recently, India embarked on its second mission to the moon tagged "Chandrayaan 2". This mission is equally important to South Africa, as the South...

South African Space Agency To Add 20 More Antennas To Its...

The South African Space Agency (SANSA) has disclosed its plans to develop 20 more antennas, in addition to its fleet of 50 antennas, by...

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....

South Africa’s TV White Space Project Receives Funding From The U.S

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to support an Adaptrum-led project, with a view to improving internet access to...

South Africa And Portugal Hold Consultations With A View To Strengthening...

South Africa and Portugal held the Sixth Session of Bilateral Consultations in Pretoria on 2 August 2019 to strengthen transnational cooperation in some areas...

SANSA In Bilateral Discussion With The UK Space Agency

Senior officials of the UK Space Agency, led by its Chief Executive Officer Dr Graham Turnock, are in South Africa to discuss bilateral collaboration...

South African Satellite Manufacturer Wins Bid For National Satellite Programme In...

NewSpace Systems, a Cape Town-based advanced manufacturer of satellite subsystems and components with main facilities in South Africa and a subsidiary in the United...

Satellite Images Aid South Africa In Monitoring Dam Levels and Water...

Citizens of South Africa, and residents of Cape Town, in particular, are breathing a much-needed sigh of relief as dam levels recover from previously...

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...

Honeywell Sends Five South African Teachers To U.S Space Camp To...

Honeywell, an American multinational corporation that majors in commercial and consumer products as well as engineering services and aerospace systems manufacturing, recently sponsored five...

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,...

SANSA’s Annual Allocation Increases By 5.3% For The 2019/2020 Fiscal Year

During the Budget Vote Debate, South Africa’s Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Dr Blade Nzimande, announced the plans of the country’s Department...

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 African Minister Discloses Portion Of National Budget Allocated To Science...

South Africa, one of the foremost nations pushing boundaries in the African space industry, has been presented with a chance to further support 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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