South Africa

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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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

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Fri, 23/08/2013 - 15:11
Fri, 08/23/2013

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
Fri, 03/09/2012

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. MALAREO compiles a mixed European-African consortium that combines years of experience in malaria control with GMES Earth Observation (EO) capacity.

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Fri, 15/04/2011 - 15:52

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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 attempt due to the fuel pressure in the feed line which was four times too low and thus caused the fueling process to take too long to be completed in time for launch.

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Wed, 23/09/2009 - 16:30

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