Tag: nanosatellite

Two South African built satellites about to be launched

The South African satellite industry is taking another step forward as a player in the international space arena with the launch of two South African built nanosatellites from Cape Canaveral in Florida USA. Two CubeSats, ‘nSight1’ designed and manufactured by Cape Town-based SCS Space, a member of the SCS Aerospace Group and ‘ZA-Aerosat’ designed and […]

Registration Under Way for CubeSat Developers Workshop

Registration is under way for the 14th annual CubeSat Developers’ Workshop, April 26-28 at a new venue — the Cal Poly Performing Arts Center in San Luis Obispo, California. The CubeSat standard was created by Cal Poly SLO and Stanford University’s Space Systems Development Lab in 1999 to facilitate space-related research and experimentation for university […]

Nayif-1 Amateur Radio Satellite Transmits Message from Dubai’s Ruler

The Nayif-1 Amateur Radio satellite is beaming a message from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai — the first to be transmitted by the new satellite. AMSAT-NA has designated Nayif-1 as OSCAR EO-88. The message in Arabic says, “The renaissance of peoples, nations and civilizations starts with education; and the future […]

First nanosatellite ready for launch (Bangladesh)

BRAC University yesterday became the first Bangladeshi educational institution to get its very own nanosatellite, developed and assembled by three of its students using technology and facilities of a Japanese university. “BRAC ONNESHA”, a cube measuring 10cm along its edge and weighing around one kilogramme, will be launched into low Earth orbit, at an altitude […]

Set for blast-off in Abu Dhabi

The term broadcasting refers to sharing of information in the form of audio-video content to the end-user by the use of electronic mass communication medium. The GSC has its roots in the global space and satellite forum (GSSF), which has taken place in the Emirate since 2008. At its launch, the GSSF spearheaded the region’s […]

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