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

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