South Africa has started to matter in the space race. Recently, our space agency SANSA helped the Americans to ditch their LADEE explorer with great precision on the dark side of the moon. Now SANSA has her telescopic sights set on hosting the SpaceOps 2018 Conference and Exhibition here in South Africa.
Yunus Phayat, one of the managers at SANSA’s Space Ops Directorate to, explained to Bobby Brown why this is a very big deal indeed.
You can watch the LADEE spacecraft’s meticulously planned “de-orbit into the surface of the moon” here: