EL-born bright spark in the driver’s seat at space company


Amaya Space (Pty) Ltd has the potential to become a multibillion-rand space company that can transform the satellite industry, said East London-born chief executive Siyabonga Copiso. Amaya launched its first satellite in December last year, using a Russian rocket launcher. It has another in the pipeline, which should launch in two to three months, and 11 more scheduled in the next few years, in partnership with government’s Operation Phakisa.

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