Sunspace
2:40
Jan 8, 2014

Sunspace deal paid up

The satellite company's trustees will now file a notice of termination of the business rescue process.

2:30

Surplus cash funds Sunspace deal

The cash to pay half of the Department of Science and Technology's purchase of Sunspace has been appropriated from other areas

4:40
Sep 23, 2013

SA forges ahead into final frontier

Denel's pending launch of a new satellite is SA's first major move forward since SumbandilaSat was put into space four years ago.

2:20
Aug 5, 2013

Sunspace staff finally get salaries

Half of the purchase price, of R55 million, has been paid by the Department of Science and Technology.

3:30
Jul 15, 2013

Denel to bulk up satellite capability

The state-owned defence and aerospace company expects to reap synergies on the back of talent gained from the defunct Sunspace.

2:30

Sunspace capacity to boost satellite sector

Absorbing Sunspace into government should be wrapped up by year-end, says the Department of Science and Technology.

4:30
Jun 20, 2013

Sunspace gets lifeline

Most of the staff will move to a new unit to be created within Denel Dynamics.

4:10
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.

3:30
Nov 3, 2011

Govt undecided on Sunspace

A decision whether to acquire a majority stake in the satellite company will only be made at the end of the month.

2:50
Oct 5, 2011

Pandor outlines space objectives

SA is working to develop its capabilities in earth observation, communication, position, timing, and navigation.

3:00
Apr 4, 2011

SumbandilaSat limits research

Launch delays and physical complications led to only one experimental payload being operated by the satellite.

4:20

SumbandilaSat gives 500% ROI

SA is richer for the social benefit, intellectual property and experience gained from the second national satellite.

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