Could the next lunar mission come from South Africa?

The project has been proposed by the Foundation for Space Development South Africa, a non-profit based in Cape Town that seeks to increase awareness around space education and research. The Africa2Moon Mission aims to raise enough money through support and donations to send a probe to the Moon within a decade.

Youth Space Congress 2014 at University of the Western Cape

The Space Youth Congress is a two-day congress aimed at providing advice and assistance to students and young professionals on how to start and develop a career in the space sector. To this end experts and established space professionals will attend in order to give their views on how to start a career in space, to describe what they expect from students and young professionals starting a space career and broadly outline the various opportunities available. All aspects and branches of the space sector will be covered, including academic research, engineering and development, law and policy etc.

Women in Aerospace lands in Africa

The WIA Boards were pleased to announce that their network expanded even further across the globe. Their newest sister organisation, Women in Aerospace Africa, was formally launched at the WIA Europe networking breakfast at the IAC, Cape Town, on October 4, 2011.