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.

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Freedom Park – City of Tshwane

A SPOT6 satellite image acquired in 2016 showing in high detail, Freedom Park. Freedom Park commemorates the country's political history and celebrates its cultural and natural heritage. The 35 ha site comprises a museum and Garden of Remembrance, with statues and sculptures to honour ordinary South Africans who contributed to the country's development. The site is a tribute to the Truth and Reconciliation process.

For more on this and other heritage sites within the City of Tshwane, visit the link below:
http://www.tshwane.gov.za/sites/tourism/Arts-Culture-and-Heritage/Pages/Heritage-Site-Listing.aspx 

Image credits:
Produced by SANSA Earth Observation Directorate 2017. All rights reserved.
SPOT6: Airbus Defence & Space 2013. All rights reserved.

 

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Access this URL (http://www.sansa.org.za/images/eo/image-of-the-week/2017/image-of-the-week-2017-04-18_City_of_Tshwane_Map.jpg)City of Tshwane[Map]8246 kB

Durban Harbour – eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality

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Durban Harbour – eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality

A SPOT6 satellite image acquired in 2016 showing in high detail Durban Harbour, the largest and busiest shipping terminal in sub-Saharan Africa.

For more on eThekwini Municipality, visit the link below:
http://www.durban.gov.za/Discover_Durban/Pages/default.aspx 

Image credits:
Produced by SANSA Earth Observation Directorate 2017. All rights reserved.
SPOT6: Airbus Defence & Space 2013. All rights reserved.

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Access this URL (http://www.sansa.org.za/images/eo/image-of-the-week/2017/image-of-the-week-2017-04-11_eThekwini_Metro_Map_SPOT6_2016.png)eThekwini_Metro_Map_SPOT6_2016[Map]10354 kB
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