The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) was established in 2010. Following a period of rapid growth and transition the agency has made significant advancements towards addressing its mandate of deriving greater value from space science and technology for the benefit of South African society.

Space for National Development Week

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 Venue

SANSA SPACE OPERATIONS, HARTEBEESHOEK 

What is Space for National Development?

The Space for National Development (SND) Week intends to bring together the South African space sector and its stakeholders to engage on the legislation that governs the sector, understand the decisions and information that can be supported by space applications and provide guidance towards continued inclusion of high resolution satellite imagery in the national satellite sensor portfolio. 

Programme

- Space for Development Executive Session and Dinner

- Workshops: 

  • From decisions to satellite specifications (Towards user requirements)
  • High Resolution Satellite Imagery for National Development

- Information Sharing on:

  • Outer Space Bill,
  • Space Policy update,
  • National Space Strategy and its implementation

 - Schools/students Outreach Event 

* * Detailed agenda to be posted soon * *

For more information please contact

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www.sansa.org.za 

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Vaneshree Maharaj (Ms)

+27 12 844 0399

+27 82 851 9317

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Ndleleni Boyilane (Mr)

T: +27 12 844 0321

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Nomnikelo Bongoza (Ms)

T: +27 12 844 0370

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image-of-the-week-2018-02-22-The greater Brandvlei Dam

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The greater Brandvlei Dam

Greater Brandvlei Dam is earth-fill type dam located on a tributary of the Breede River, near Worcester in the Western Cape. It was formed in 1989 by joining the original Brandvlei Dam and the Kwaggaskloof Dam.

Image downloaded: 

  • 2014 April 25,
  • 2015 April 12,
  • 2016 April 07,
  • 2017 May 19, and
  • 2018 January 14

Image credits:
Produced by SANSA Earth Observation.

Landsat 8 - USGS. All rights reserved.

 

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