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EA-SAT-1: New Earth Observation Satellite developed in South Africa

South Africa as seen from Space

The South African government has increased investing in space technology in order to build capacities within the country as well as to attract commercial space interests.

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Wed, 16/07/2014 - 13:41
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-30.5595
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22.9375

Pollution: Using satellite data to monitor air quality

Earth observation satellites provide consistent data on atmospheric composition

With the goal of improving air quality monitoring and emission inventories, ESA’s GlobEmission project uses Earth observation satellite data in four specific regions: China, India, Europe and

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Fri, 23/08/2013 - 15:11

Sansa launched mosaic of satellite imagery of South Africa

The Earth Observation division of the South African National Space Agency (Sansa) launched their 2011 edition of its mosaic of satellite imagery of the whole of South Africa.

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Thu, 15/03/2012 - 12:45

EO in Malaria Vector Control and Management

Malareo is focusing to develop technology and implement earth observation data that contributes to the fight against malaria in southern Africa.

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Fri, 15/04/2011 - 15:52
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-30.5595
longitude: 
22.9375

SumbandilaSat launched successfully

South Africa: SumbandilaSat was successfully launched on 17 September at 17:55:09 CAT (Central African Time) after the launch had to be postponed twice, once due to heavy winds and the second attem

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Wed, 23/09/2009 - 16:30
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-33.8796
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18.6282