[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Image credit: http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/assets/img/browse/2014/09/10/20140910_172914_1024_0094.jpg[/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="512"] Image credit: http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/assets/img/browse/2014/09/10/20140910_174043_1024_0193.jpg[/caption] Active region near the centre of the solar disk which produced an X1.6 solar flare Active region 2158 near the centre of the solar disk erupted on 10 September

  While the new SuperDARN digital radar has been installed in Antarctica, back on the home front SANSA is managing an experimental aspect of South Africa's first CubeSAT mission. The experiment aims to determine how to broadcast a high frequency radio

Three projects offer a deeper understanding of the world of space plasma. A digital upgrade to the South African SuperDARN radar in Antarctica, the construction of a High Frequency Direction Finding (HF/DF) interferometer array, and the tricky business of uncoiling a

On Wednesday 2 April the South African research vessel Agulhas II set sail once again with a SANSA team heading for Marion Island in the sub-Antarctic Indian ocean, about 950 nautical miles (1769km) south-east of Port Elizabeth. SANSA's Marion Island Engineer