oa CSIR Science Scope - CSIR satellite applications centre : a unique South African space facility : applications
|Article Title||CSIR satellite applications centre : a unique South African space facility : applications|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Author||Biffy Van Rooyen|
|Publication Date||Oct 2008|
|Pages||44 - 45|
One of the CSIR's prime facilities is located approximately 60 km west of Pretoria and 40 km north of Johannesburg. This is where the CSIR satellite applications centre can be found, with a geographical position at latitude 25 degrees 53' south, longitude 27 degrees 42' east. This centre for tracking, telemetry and command (TT&C) supports a wide range of satellite orbital slots and is within comfortable travelling distance for clients and visitors.
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