The latest space and technological success has landed on the surface of Mars. After travelling 567 million kilometres, at a speed of 15 200 kilometres per hour, Mars rover Curiosity was automatically lowered by cables from a hovering 'crane' lifted
South Africa's role as an important contributor to the global space industry was confirmed recently when local experts from SANSA Space Operations attended the international SpaceOps 2012 Conference and exhibition in Stockholm, Sweden.
"SANSA, South Africa's newly launched national space agency,
Space operations specialists from the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) are among the technologists, scientists, managers and experts from space agencies, academic institutions, military organisations and the space industry globally who have gathered in Stockholm this week for the