Founded and directed by experienced professionals who have successfully started and managed satellite programmes, SCS Aerospace Group comprises of eight subsidiary companies and provides commercial satellite solutions including advanced engineering services, decision making and operational solutions using space and related technologies.

The satellite engineering function supports the development and manufacturing of high performance satellites and ground stations for satellite missions including processing chains and data distribution systems. The applications team consists of regulatory, geospatial, telecoms and socioeconomic development specialists to offer our clients a complete service package in support of satellite programmes and other ICT infrastructure.

The Space Engineering Academy provides training from space engineering (missions, satellites, payloads and components) to commercial GIS-applications and technological applications for social development.


The innovative use of space technology for the benefit of communities, enterprises, development agencies and government services.


South Africa’s first privately owned nanosatellite is set for release from the ISS into orbit

May 2017:

nSight1 is a nanosatellite designed and built in South Africa and is one of 28 nanosatellites from 23 different countries launched on 18 April 2017 from Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA. nSight1 was onboard a Cygnus cargo spacecraft, United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket en route to the International Space Station (ISS).
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International space project puts South Africa on the satellite industry map

April 2017:

The South African satellite industry is taking yet another step forward as a player in the international arena with the launch of two South African built nanosatellites from Cape Canaveral in Florida within the next few days.
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South African satellite to take part in international space project

November 2016:

A nanosatellite designed and built in South Africa will be launched early next year from the International Space Station as part of a European Commission research project.
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