Name South Africa’s next Satellite

ZACube-2 will be placed in orbit at an altitude of 600 km. Its main mission will be to gather data on space weather for the South African National Space Agency. Space weather refers to the ever changing conditions on the Sun and in space that can affect technological systems on Earth or in space, or which could imperil human life or health. Now you can get to name it.

ZACube-2 was designed and built mainly by postgraduate students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) in conjunction with SANSA as part of the CubeSat programme.

Competition Rules

  • Send in one name per entry form only.
  • You may make photocopies of the entry form, or download copies from the website.
  • Your entry must reach us by 12 November 2018.
  • The organisers will appoint independent judges and their decision will be final.
  • The name becomes the property of the Department of Science & Technology and NRF|SAASTA.
  • For enquiries, contact Jacky Tshokwe, Telephone (012) 391-9326.

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