SANSA earns global recognition

The local space agency is named one of the providers of space weather information for the aviation sector.

Jan 26, 2018

SA innovators find ways to interpret satellite data

The South African National Space Agency challenged local entrepreneurs to come up with innovative methods to use and interpret earth observation data.

May 18, 2017

Novel applications for earth observation data wanted

There is significant scope to increase the use of earth observation data, in both the public and private spheres, says SANSA.


Sansa under new leadership

The South African National Space Agency appoints science veteran Dr Val Munsami as its new CEO.


Tender Watch: Speed bump

Government is far more circumspect in this week's National Tender Bulletin.

Sep 12, 2014

Solar flare to disrupt SA communications

An eruption on the Sun has sent a solar storm Earth's way, which is expected to moderately disrupt Internet, cellphones and DStv this weekend.

Jul 28, 2014

SANSA taps into student innovations

A student team led by the SA National Space Agency builds robotics models that could assist in future astronautical operations.

Jan 10, 2014

Solar flare hits SA

SA's space agency expects major disruptions in communications as a solar flare heads our way.


SA leads satellite game in Africa

Local space agency becomes a major global player.


SA, Russia sign RadioAstron accord

The agreement will see the countries working together on the development of science and space technologies.

Dec 10, 2012

New SA satellite to alleviate social ills?

South Africa's new satellite - being manufactured locally - is set to be superior to its failed predecessor, and to address African challenges.

Oct 12, 2012

Sunspace absorption a 'slap in the face'

If substantial investors have declined to become shareholders in space manufacturing, taxpayers shouldn't be forced to, says the DA.

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