- Eight African nations have already launched satellites Lagos, Nigeria, 11 June 2019: Space in Africa, the authority on news, data, and market analysis for the African space industry, has just released the African Space Industry Report – 2019 Edition. The
South Africa is looking to take on a leading role in the international space weather monitoring community, as it moves to become a key provider of space weather information to the global aviation sector for the African region. Dr Phil Mjwara,
The conference aims to showcase how the investments being made in space can assist our national agenda. Delegates will be able to engage with local industry and Space experts on the integration of space in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
In April 2019, The Durban region of South Africa received heavy rainfall which resulted in the flooding of various part of the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality.
SANSA have been engaged in Calibration and Validation (CAL/VAL) activities in Harrismith, Bothaville and Cathedral Peak Pilot sites in Free State and KwaZulu-Natal during March and will continue into April 2019.
Satellite based Earth observation can play a pivotal role in the disaster and risk management life cycle, particularly in supporting disaster preparedness, emergency response, rescue, and relief efforts.