The long awaited Landsat 8 satellite was successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, USA on Monday 11 February 2013 using the Atlas-V 401 rocket launch vehicle. Landsat 8 or the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) as it

SANSA Space Science hosted the 2013 Ionospheric Monitoring in Africa Workshop, 24 - 25 January 2013.  The workshop brought together scientists from various European and African countries in an effort to highlight the current state of Africa's ground-based ionospheric monitoring

A SANSA Space Weather team attended the Ninth European Space Weather Week (ESWW9) at the Académie Royale de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium from 5 - 9 November 2012. ESWW9 was attended by over 300 researchers, forecasters and users of Space Weather

Embarking on a journey to the frozen continent of Antarctica is a once in a life time experience filled with mixed emotions of excitement and anxiety about what lies ahead. Cornelia Oberholzer, Philip Mey, Padraig Riley, Paul McQueen, Nadia Hansa, Claire