SANSA is participating the First Forum of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa (GMES and Africa) from 19 -23 November in Libreville, Gabon. The theme of the forum is “Unlocking the Potential of Earth Observation as a
A major challenges facing the world is achieving global food security. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 – Zero hunger, seeks sustainable solutions to end hunger by 2030 and to achieve food security.
SANSA Space Science research makes the SAJS front page The latest issue of the South African Journal of Science (SAJS) features an image of a sprite on the cover, drawn from the work of SANSA Space Science researchers Stanislaus Nnadih (PhD
JAXA ferries a bevy of instruments to tiny asteroid The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s Hyabusa II mission reached the tiny Ryugu asteroid in late September 2018, where the breadbox-sized probe released two miniscule “hopper” rovers, MINERVA-IIA and MINERVA-IIB, and captured incredible
Ever wonder what the weather will be like tomorrow? Of course you do! You want to know what to wear and whether you should dust off your old umbrella in case it rains. This is the weather that occurs in
The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has joined an international network of instruments observing the Sun with the recent installation of a CALLISTO radio spectrometer. Developed in part by highly skilled SANSA engineers, the new instrument will expand the
An invisible force protects life on Earth from dangerous space weather, allowed humans to navigate to new lands in the past, and helps you find the nearest pizza place in the present. SANSA’s geomagnetic surveys and magnetically clean environment help
It was a not-so-dark but very stormy Halloween when a geomagnetic storm damaged the South African power grid on October 29 in 2003, causing significant damage to transformers. While the storm did not catch scientists and engineers by surprise as