What to Expect from the African Space Industry in 2024

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 51 satellites, including the Taifa-1 takes off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in the USA. Source: SpaceX

2023 witnessed monumental strides for Africa’s space aspirations, as many nations advanced their exploration programmes – graduating mainly from initiation and planning phases into execution. Milestones like Egypt launching several satellites for integrated applications, Djibouti’s first satellite launch, and players like Senegal establishing a national space agency cemented an upward continental growth trajectory. Commercially, African...

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