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.

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Bloemfontein – Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality

The central parts of Bloemfontein CBD, poetically known as the “city of roses”, acquired here in high-detail by SPOT6 in 2016. Bloemfontein, the sixth largest city in South Africa, is the capital city of the province of Free State and the judicial capital of the nation.

For tourism, socio-economic information and more, visit the official site of Mangaung provided in the link below: 

Image credits:
Produced by SANSA Earth Observation Directorate 2017. All rights reserved.
SPOT6: Airbus Defence & Space 2013. All rights reserved.

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NEPAD/ SANSA partnership targets growth and development in Africa

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Delegation from NEPAD Agency and SANSA at signing ceremony

The MoU signed today between NEPAD and the South African National Space Agency (SANSA), will enable the provision of Earth observation products and services that support the implementation of key programmes for societal benefit such as sustainable agriculture and food security, integrated water resources management, sustainable forestry management, as well as urban planning and infrastructure monitoring.

"We remain committed to ensuring the integration of African space-based knowledge and technology in improving the lives of fellow Africans and welcome such esteemed partnerships in achieving this objective.' said Dr Valanathan Munsami, SANSA CEO at the signing ceremony.

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