oa CSIR Science Scope - A space agency for South Africa - a holistic frame of reference

Volume 1, Issue 5
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The South African government approved the establishment of a space agency during 2006. Leading up to this, a study of several other agencies in the world highlighted the diverse nature of these organisations even when considering those in smaller countries. This led the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to contract the CSIR for a study to establish the elemental framework of a strategic value proposition and operational directive for a South African space agency.

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