The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) was established in 2010. Following a period of rapid growth and transition the agency has made significant advancements towards addressing its mandate of deriving greater value from space science and technology for the benefit of South African society.

Shining a 'Light' on Space this National Science Week

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SANSA will participate in the National Science Week (NSW) 2015 celebrations scheduled to take place from 1-8 August 2015. NSW, an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology, is a countrywide celebration of science involving various stakeholders conducting science-based activities in all nine provinces.

NSW activities will be officially launched by Minister Naledi Pandor, at the University of North West in Mafikeng on 1 August 2015.

The campaign is aimed at celebrating the role that science, mathematics, engineering and technology play in everyday life and inspiring young people to choose studies/ careers in maths and science. This year celebrations will take place under the theme; "The international year of light and light based technologies".

As part of its vision to position South Africa as an international Hub for Space Solutions for the world of the future, SANSA will hold a range of exciting events in five provinces, Eastern cape, Northern cape, North West, Mpumalanga and Western cape. These events include among others; public lectures, open days, learner outreach activities and exhibitions. SANSA is committed to advancing science and technology in development of the knowledge economy of South Africa while contributing value adding products and services in enabling enhanced service delivery.

We hope to have you join our eager teams and learn more about space and how it touches your everyday life. Find our programme here Event NSW.pdf




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