Top African space companies to look out for in 2019

Photo: The NewSpace Systems Dark Room
The NewSpace Dark Room, which contains an artificial sun for the testing of their Fine Sun Sensors forms part of the NewSpace ISO-7 certified (Class 10 000) Clean Room.

2019 is adjudged a promising year for African space industry players to build on the successes of the past few years. We curated a forecast of leading African space companies to look out for in 2019 considering their antecedents and expectations for the new year. This article is not a ranking of African space companies….

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New Report: The African space economy is now worth USD 7 billion and is projected to grow at a 7.3% compound annual growth rate to exceed USD 10 billion by 2024. Read the executive summary of the African Space Industry Report - 2019 Edition to learn more about the industry. You can order the report online.