Posts tagged as Satellites

New strategic direction and African focus for South African space agency

An interview with the chief executive officer of SANSA, Dr. Valanathan Munsami. In an exclusive interview, Clare van Zwieten, managing editor at EE Publishers posed a number of questions to South African National Space Agency (SANSA) CEO Dr. Valanathan Munsami to explore issues surrounding the new strategic direction that the agency will be taking and […]

Space exhibition aims to inspire science careers

  Dr. Phil Mjwara, the director-general of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), officially opened the DST’s exhibit at Gateway to Space: The Exhibition on 1 June 2016 at the Sandton Convention Centre. The exhibit focuses on the South African space sector and highlights astronomy as well as space science and technology. It is […]

Young SA women tackle STEM with satellites

  Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are today considered the area where most education systems make little impact. And yet STEM is one of the most important building blocks for young people to get into the mainstream of the economy. It is predicted that 80% of jobs require a STEM background; and only 10% […]