The SCS Aerospace Group was founded in 2008 and is based not only on the space engineering legacy of South Africa, but also in response to increasing need for space technology for commercial, government and social benefit especially in developing countries.
The group consists of three companies.
They are Space Advisory Company (SAC)
(www.spaceadvisory.com) which provides
innovative small satellite programme and
systems products, engineering consultancy
and training solutions;
SCS Space (www.scs-space.com) which
provides small satellite mission solutions
as well as small satellite systems; and
NewSpace Systems (www.newspacesystems.com)
which develops and manufactures high-quality
space components and sub-systems.
The group employs some 90 highly trained
satellite specialists including electronic,
systems, software and mechanical engineers.
- The satellite engineering team has actively been involved for more than 25 years in nano, micro and small satellites
- Satellites have been designed, built, tested, launched and operated
- The team designs satellites with major components selected from the international market, but also has the in-house capability to deliver
all major components
- Satellites launched and operating for range of customers
- Partnerships and collaboration, national and international