Welcome to the wonderful world of space and STEM outreach


At Sansa Science Engagement, our passion lies in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education. We believe in using space to cultivate a love for these subjects, empowering learners to explore the vast possibilities within the scientific realm.

Our ultimate goal is to inspire and recruit more learners into the fascinating world of science and space. We aim to guide them towards pursuing careers in scarce skills, ensuring a brighter future for both individuals and the scientific community.

Western Cape, Hermanus

Sansa Science Engagement proudly operates from the SANSA Space Science facility in the Western Cape, Hermanus. In Hermanus we focus on the captivating world of space science, using its wonders to inspire and bridge the gap in scientific knowledge among learners. Our accredited science center welcomes learners, students and the general public from diverse schools and backgrounds, fostering an inclusive space for scientific exploration.

We host interactive workshops and onsite programs designed to make science exciting and accessible. Through engaging activities, we strive to instill a love for science and critical thinking skills in the minds of young learners.

Join our Space Clubs where learners not only delve into programming but also get the chance to build their own robots. We actively participate in competitions, proudly achieving a record of making it to the nationals for the past three years. It’s not just about winning; it’s about nurturing a passion for technology and innovation.


The Science Engagement team also operates from the Earth Observation programme in Pretoria. Utilizing Geographic Information System (GIS) and remote sensing, we inspire learners with the marvels of our planet. Our outreach programs span across the country, bringing the wonders of Earth science to learners far and wide.

Join us on this thrilling journey of discovery and innovation! Together, let’s spark the flame of curiosity and shape the future of science.


We’re passionate about STEM education, offering workshops aligned with the curriculum. We bring the wonders of space to your school with our Space Lab. We conduct teacher workshops and engaging learner activities, all tied to CAPS.

Interested in getting the Science Engagement team to visit your school ? Click the link below to fill out our form and book us for an out-of-this-world experience!

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Public Tours

Public Tours at SANSA Hermanus take place on Wednesdays at 11:00 and is free of charge! The tour takes about an hour and includes the following thematic areas:

  • Operational Space Weather Centre
  • Engineering and Data in Africa and Antarctica
  • Magnetically Clean Environment
  • Science Centre

Booking for the tour is essential

Public Tour Booking Form

Please note the there are no public tours on public holidays and over the Christmas period.

Booking Form

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