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SANSA Frontiers
Pan-African satellite constellation in the works
Four African countries are sending up satellites to survey Africa’s rich resources, including vegetation, farmland and water.

SANSA will lead the project, called the Africa Resource Management Constellation (ARMC), on behalf of South Africa, Nigeria, Algeria and Kenya, with the ultimate aim of helping to protect these resources.
4IR in space: ZACube constellation eyes our oceans
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SANSA is taking the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) beyond the stratosphere with a future ‘constellation’ of ZACube satellites; each slightly smaller than their pioneering predecessor ZACube-2.
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All systems go for SpaceOps 2020 in
Cape Town
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For the first time ever, Africa will host the world’s space operations community at the SpaceOps 2020 conference in Cape Town next May
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A day in the life of SANSA systems admins
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Tebogo Ramakgopa and Karabo Mithi are just two of the many systems administrators working in the background to maintain and build SANSA's software systems and keep them running smoothly.
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New SANSA app to improve SANDF secure communications
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What navigation apps have done for modern commuting, SANSA engineers have done for a type of communication technology that relies on radio signals that are sensitive to constantly changing space weather.

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Satellite-data deal
to save taxpayer
money
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Satellite data providers often charge a premium for satellite images in high-demand, but SANSA has managed to secure a cost-effective deal for the South African government.



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SANSA demonstrates satellite weightlessness on Earth
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A visiting engineering student at SANSA is using complex electronics and powerful magnets to simulate weightlessness on Earth, in order to demonstrate satellite orientation in outer space.


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What’s trending
at SANSA?
Latest space science research from around the world.
 
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at SANSA?
Find out what events are taking place at SANSA.
 
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