Posts tagged as SANSA

New CEO for space agency

  Dr. Valanathan Munsami has been appointed as a successor to Dr. Sandile Malinga, as the new CEO for the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) effective from 3 January 2017. Dr. Malinga left the SANSA in August 2016 following five years as inaugural CEO and board member, Potlaki Maine was appointed as interim CEO […]

Satellite imagery processing of biophysical parameters intensified

  Responding to the increased user demand of essential climate variables (ECVs) and other important biophysical parameters from the recently launched Sentinel-2 satellite, the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has intensified its processing of Sentinel-2 data to meet these user demands. SANSA believes this work will contribute to the Global Climate Observing System’s ECVs […]

Amateur radio empowers learners to choose sustainable careers

  To create a knowledge and manufacturing economy South Africa needs to concentrate on training engineers with the right qualifications. Over time the perception has taken hold of some young people that engineering is not cool. If this is the perception, what are we doing about it?  It is up to engineers to make engineering […]

National mosaic and geospatial product launch

  The South African National Space Agency’s (SANSA) Earth Observation division has launched a number of new geospatial products, tools and services at the Innovation Hub in Pretoria on 1 June 2016. Highlights of this year’s products and services are improved sensors, updates to the agency’s server infrastructure, and a renewed online catalogue and imagery […]