MISSIONS AND SERVICES
ALIVE WITH AFRICAN INGENUITY
Amaya Space (Pty) Ltd will help alleviate poverty in South Africa and on the continent by contributing to the creation of an expanding space industry sector within South Africa. This will enable South Africa to become a key player in the space industry, contributing to social well-being as well as new wealth creation in the country.
Amaya Space (Pty) Ltd will help eradicate unemployment by employing a large staff complement. It will also enable the industry in South Africa, both upstream and downstream, to indirectly help create thousands more jobs for our people. It will also play a critical role in providing work for the young black engineers and technicians seeking to enter the market after qualifying. Lastly, Amaya Space will contribute to the transformation of a new industry, ensuring that economic gains and job opportunities are distributed equally. It is of the highest national importance that this start-up space story unfolds successfully in our great country.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Research and development will primarily be undertaken through existing relations with CPUT. The university’s positioning, its facilities and its research and technical teams play a key role to ensure that Amaya Space (Pty) Ltd technology continually improves and increases in relevance.
NANOSATELLITE MISSIONS AND SERVICES
The company will lead the design and implementation of full space missions using CubeSats and small satellites. Mission stations will be set up and run in order to support full projects.
Future constellations will merge our technological capability in Software Defined Radio based reconfigurable platforms with powerful data analytics to deliver bespoke services to a vibrant and emerging market.