South Africa is launching a new satellite to monitor our seas – and your kid could name it

2018-09-07 06:17

The nanosatellite ZACube-2 will hopefully have a more inspiring name before it goes into space later this year.

Chinese space station expected to crash to Earth any day now

2018-03-23 11:57

There is a high likelihood that Chinese space lab, Tiangong-1, or "Heavenly Palace 1" will crash to Earth within days.

Earth in the sun's crosshairs, could knock out high tech

2014-09-12 08:36

The sun has taken aim at Earth and delivered what could be a knock-out blow to modern technology.

SA satellite launches

2013-11-21 09:22

The South African-built satellite launched into orbit amid applause from designers at the French South African Institute of Technology (F'SATI) located at CPUT campus in Bellville.

SA could lead on micro satellites, says Sansa

2013-11-18 07:46

testThe commercial opportunities represented by micro satellites is one that South Africa could not only take advantage of, but lead, the South African National Space Agency (Sansa) has said.


SA readies latest ocean-watching satellite for launch

2018-04-17 10:31

Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane is to unveil South Africa's most sophisticated satellite.

New CEO for SA Space Agency

2017-01-12 21:06

South African space strategist and policy maker Dr Valanathan Munsami has been appointed SA National Space Agency CEO.

SA satellite gets official name

2013-11-21 10:00

The latest South African satellite to be launched has been given an official name by a school girl from the Eastern Cape.

Sansa considers SA space launches

2013-11-18 14:10

Local launches of rockets bound for space may become a reality in South Africa if old facilities can be restored, the South African National Space Agency (Sansa) has said.

SA university gears up for satellite launch

2013-11-05 12:16

A satellite built by local experts is set to be launched on 21 November from Russia and it will focus on collecting data on space weather.

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