Satellite Application Centre (SAC) book The Satellite Application Centre (SAC) book was created in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the CSIR Satellite Applications Centre at Hartebeesthoek, now incorporated under the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) and known as Space

Ka-band antenna upgrade gives Space Ops the international edge A recent Ka-band antenna upgrade is putting SANSA Space Operations at Hartebeesthoek in a uniquely competitive position to monitor a new wave of satellites launched over the southern hemisphere. In 1997 Hartebeesthoek installed

SANSA data systems management unit is responsible for the downloading and processing and archiving of satellite imagery from Earth observation satellites. The team operate between the facility in Hartebeesthoek, where satellite data is received and Pretoria, where researchers process the

On Valentine's Day 2013, the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) received an eagerly-awaited gift - a new Ku-IOT antenna. The SANSA Space Operations' 9m Ku-IOT antenna is now being assembled by Stratosat on site, at Hartebeesthoek. The antenna's foundation