Nigeria: Back in Space…

Some seven weeks after the flawless launch of China's unmanned Shenzhou-8 spacecraft into a low earth orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in...

Competition to raise Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project awareness

Pretoria - A competition aimed at raising public awareness about Africa's bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) among high school pupils is...

Students star at SA SKA postgraduate conference

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. By Engela Duvenage, Stellenbosch University The annual South African SKA postgraduate conference, now in its fifth year, is not...

Lost in Space?

Today a communique from the African Union (AU) stated they wish to establish an African Space Agency in partnership with the International Telecommunications Union....

MeerKAT advances cutting-edge expertise

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. South Africa's MeerKAT project - and the prospect that the continent could possibly also host the SKA -...

Namibia’s satellite centre to warn of disaster threats

A new satellite data centre in Namibia will help farmers prepare for droughts, floods, bushfires and pests. The Earth Observation and Satellite Applications Research and...

MeerKAT Science – the Large Survey Projects

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. Professor Roy Booth, SKA South Africa Project The first science that the MeerKAT will do is encompassed by the...

Press Invitation to the Public Viewing of Deployment of Kenya’s First Satellite (1KUNS-PF CUBESAT)

The Embassy of Japan in Kenya in collaboration with the Government of Kenya will hold a public viewing of the deployment of Kenya’s first...

Yahsat gears up to launch KA-Band satellite broadband in Sudan

New satellite broadband for everyone service set to be industry game-changer Yahsat (http://www.yahsat.ae), the Abu Dhabi, UAE, based satellite operator, is gearing up to launch...

Solar Impulse Returns Safely from Africa

By: Mathias Aarre Mæhlum - AfricanBrains Solar Impulse, Switzerland’s solar-powered aircraft landed safely in Madrid, Spain, last week after it flew back from the Moroccan...

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