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.

Exciting opportunities at the Space Agency

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SANSA is embarking on a drive to foster the development and growth of a viable space industry in South Africa. The envisaged space industry should be sufficiently large and diverse
enough to meet national needs and goals on space, and will ultimately be the primary custodian and developer of our space technology base, including capabilities to design, build and where and when appropriate, operate space and ground-based assets.

The agency is offering the following vacancies for taented South Africans who can make a valuable contribution to the space industry of this country.

 - Executive Director: Space Programme (Pretoria) – 5 Year Contract

- Space Industry Development Specialist (Pretoria) - 1 Year Contract

- Software Developer (Contract)

- Engineer (2 year contract in Hermanus)

Should you be interested in applying, please register your detailed CV at

We wish you the best of luck!

SANSA Space Science Summer School

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Are you a final year BSc student majoring in Physics?

Join the SANSA team for this year's exciting Space Science Summer School in Hermanus from 2 - 13 December 2013.

Students who would like to attend must please apply using our online application form at by 12:00 on Wednesday 6 November 2013.


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