Posts tagged as SCS Space

South African-built satellites launched

  The South African satellite industry has taken another step forward as a player in the international space arena with the successful launch of two South African-built nanosatellites from Cape Canaveral in Florida USA. Two CubeSats: “nSight1”  designed and manufactured by Cape Town-based SCS Space –  a member of the SCS Aerospace Group –  and […]

Does South Africa need a “spy” satellite?

  The Secretary of Defence, Dr. Sam Gulube recently told the parliamentary defence committee that a contact to develop a military satellite had been reinstated with the Russian company NPO Mashinostroyenia. Named “Flute” the project goes back to 2006 when South Africa signed a contract with the Russian company to build a Kondor-E satellite for […]