oa CSIR Science Scope - South Africa to play active role in developing Africa's space capabilities

Volume 1, Issue 5
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South Africa will launch its own low-earth orbiting microsatellite, Sumbandila, abroad a Russian submarine near Murmansk on the Barents Sea. It's the first of a series of national satellite developments that intends giving South Africa more affordable access to space technology and data.

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