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.

Space for National Development Week - 2018/03/12 to 15 - Week at a glance

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 Aim of the Space for National Development Week

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The Space for National Development (SND) Week intends to bring together the South African space sector and its stakeholders to engage on the legislation that governs the sector, understand the decisions and information that can be supported by space applications, provide guidance towards continued acquisition of high resolution satellite imagery for the national satellite sensor portfolio and to engage in a dialogue with Executive Officials in government and its entities on the benefit of exploiting space science and technology for the developmental agenda.


Week at a glance

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Image of the Week - 2018-02-22

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The greater Brandvlei Dam

Greater Brandvlei Dam is earth-fill type dam located on a tributary of the Breede River, near Worcester in the Western Cape. It was formed in 1989 by joining the original Brandvlei Dam and the Kwaggaskloof Dam.

Image downloaded: 

  • 2014 April 25,
  • 2015 April 12,
  • 2016 April 07,
  • 2017 May 19, and
  • 2018 January 14

Image credits:
Produced by SANSA Earth Observation.

Landsat 8 - USGS. All rights reserved.


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