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SA’s space economy to become Africa’s satellite powerhouse

Government banks on the space economy to strengthen economic growth, with the sector forecast to bring in revenue of over R18 billion in the next two years.

3:50

Justice department battles to contain ransomware attack

The attack results in all of the department’s information systems being encrypted and unavailable to internal employees, as well as members of the public.

5:10

SA’s govt entities under attack as space agency hit by data breach

The South African National Space Agency becomes the latest government entity to suffer a cyber attack, after its data was dumped in the public domain.

3:30
Aug 24, 2021

Boost for SA’s space, satellite industry as new firm opens

Swedish space tech company AAC Clyde Space establishes a subsidiary in SA, to capitalise on the rapidly-growing market for satellites and space services in Africa.

2:20

SA’s space agency readies virtual hackathon

The South African National Space Agency plans a virtual hackathon to tackle the global challenge of space weather.

4:20
Dec 5, 2019

New body to demystify space for business in SA

ZASpace, a community of business, government and academic institutions, will explore the benefits of space-based tech.

3:30

SANSA earns global recognition

The local space agency is named one of the providers of space weather information for the aviation sector.

2:20

SA's nanosatellite ready for blast-off

South Africa's second nanosatellite will be launched into space from Russia.

1:20

Sansa under new leadership

The South African National Space Agency appoints science veteran Dr Val Munsami as its new CEO.

2:00
Apr 16, 2014

Sansa maps new satellite plans

The proposed Satellite-Based Augmentation Systems will use ground stations to provide more accurate navigation information for SA.

10:50

SA leads satellite game in Africa

Local space agency becomes a major global player.

2:20

Nanosatellite readies for blast-off

SA will launch the first nanosatellite on the continent, which will be used to monitor space weather.

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