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SAC SUPPORTS AFRICA2MOON

November 2014:

The Foundation for Space Development plans to land a probe on the moon, or put one into orbit around it, and then project the images to Africa’s classrooms.

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SAC INTRODUCES THE PHOENIX-20 HS AT THE 65TH IAC CONFERENCE

October 2014:

The product called Phoenix-20 HS is a micro-satellite that uses an advanced remote sensing system based on hyperspectral imaging which breaks up images in different spectral bands and enables it to unveil more details of the earth’s surface. The design and development of the Phoenix was done by Space Advisory Company (SAC) a subsidiary of SCSH.

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SAC PROVIDES IN-HOUSE EXPERTISE FOR SPACE COMMERCIAL SERVICES AEROSPACE GROUP AND CSIR MARITIME SYNTHETIC APARTURE RADAR

September 2014:

The CSIR and Space Commercial Services Aerospace Group (SCSH), parent company to SAC, have entered into an agreement to combine expertise in designing and developing wide-area maritime synthetic aperture radar (SAR). The new offerings will be cost effective, light weight and deliver high value imagery for customers of the small satellite market. The South African-developed small satellite SAR will enable global stakeholders and partners to have strategic independence through full access and control to the data and information products.

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SAC LAUNCHES A SATELLITE

June 2014:

June 2014 saw the Space Advisory Company team successfully launch the satellite they helped to build.

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SAC PARTICIPATES IN THE CELLC ‘TAKE A GIRL CHILD TO WORK DAY’

May 2014:

Science and mathematics girl learners from disadvantaged schools were given exposure to the ‘real working world’, but more specifically, to the industry of aerospace engineering in the hope that this would inspire them to consider a career path in engineering. This introduction was held in the form of a workshop conducted by the Somerset West-based Space Advisory Company and its Satellite Engineering Academy, as a contribution to Cell C’s ‘Take a Girl Child to Work Initiative.