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The Space Affairs Act No 84 of 1993 provides the legal framework for matters pertaining to outer space in South Africa. The South African Council for Space Affairs is established under the authority of the Minister of Trade and Industry to exercise regulatory functions and advise the Minister on all space-related matters.

This website provides an overview of the activities of the Council and of the statutory framework for space activities in South Africa.

The dti is finalising the appointment of the new Council. An announcement will be made in due course.