About Space Advisory Company



Space Advisory Company is a satellite programme and systems consulting and engineering bureau situated in Somerset West, South Africa. Our programme management and systems engineering expertise specialise in adding value to satellite programmes through facilitating solutions for customers on missions, systems and sub-system levels. We provide world class training at the customer’s facilities or at our office in Somerset West.


Building a sustainable future through space enabled technology


To empower our partners with technology security, commercial innovations and socio-economic development solutions through the utilisation of Space


Integrity, Excellence, Passion, Respect, Ownership

Market and Services

Space Advisory Company supports a diversified market within the international space arena and offers a number of consulting, engineering and training services including:

  • Program Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Functional Area Engineering
  • Space Craft Design including:
    • Structural
    • Thermal Engineering
    • Assembly
    • Integration and Testing (AIT)
  • Sub-systems that including:
    • System Level Software
    • Attitude Determination Control Systems (ADCS)
    • Power Systems
    • Digital Systems
    • RF and Communication Systems


Space Advisory Company is an equal opportunity, privately owned organisation. The company was founded in 2009 by Dr Sias Mostert and Ferdi Herbst. The management team have extensive experience in satellite technology, space innovation and business development. Space Advisory Company operates vendor independently to enable clear and objective advice and support to its clients. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the SCS Aerospace Group.


The specialist personnel of Space Advisory Company honed their skills during various satellite and aerospace programmes in both South Africa and internationally and in partnership with a growing number of partners.