THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – AGENCY SUMMARY - SANSA
Agency Name Full South African National Space Agency CEOS Member yes
Agency Country South Africa Agency Website http://www.sansa.org.za/
Agency Mission Timeline click here
Agency Series None.
Current Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
ZACube-1 21 Nov 2013 Nov 2021 HF Beacon Transmitter, VGA Matrix Camera
ZACube-2 27 Dec 2018 Dec 2022 AIS Receiver (ZACube-2), K-line Imager
Approved Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
MDASat-1a Dec 2021 Dec 2024 AIS Receiver (MDASat-1)
MDASat-1b Dec 2021 Dec 2024 AIS Receiver (MDASat-1)
MDASat-1c Dec 2021 Dec 2024 AIS Receiver (MDASat-1)
Planned Missions
None.
Considered Missions
None.
Completed Missions
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
SUNSAT 23 Feb 1999 19 Jan 2001 -
SumbandilaSat 18 Sep 2009 24 Jan 2012 MSI (SumbandilaSat)
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
AIS Receiver (ZACube-2)ZACube-2
K-line ImagerZACube-2
Prototype Instruments None.
Instruments Being Developed None.
Approved Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
AIS Receiver (MDASat-1)MDASat-1a, MDASat-1b, MDASat-1c
Proposed Instruments None.
TBD Instruments None.
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
HF Beacon TransmitterZACube-1
MSI (SumbandilaSat)SumbandilaSat
VGA Matrix CameraZACube-1
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