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South Africa


The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) was founded in July 2006.

University of Stellenbosch and its commercial subsidiairy SunSpace are working on several mini-satellites for earth observation. All should be launched before 2010.
MMsat: Mobile Multispectral Satellite. 6.5 m resolution. Future ZAsat 1
MSMIsat: High Temporal Resolution satellite
MXsat: High Spectral Resolution satellite. 2 to 4 m resolution, already sold to Saudi Arabia.

Satellite launched

1999
Sunsat

2009
Sumbandila

2013
ZAcube 1

2014
Kondor E

2018
ZAcube 2

2022
MDAsat 1A to 1C


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