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SA’s space jedis carve out a stellar niche in the satellite universe

SA’s booming space industry set to cross new frontier when Hypernova launches this year

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SA’s burgeoning space industry will cross a new frontier this year when a Bulgarian satellite launches aboard an Elon Musk rocket.

Attached to the Endurosat, as it is released into orbit in July by a SpaceX mission, will be a piece of new technology created in Somerset West which will allow the satellite to manoeuvre.

Jonathan Lun, founder of Hypernova Space Technologies (https://www.hypernovaspace.com/), said the company’s plasma nano thruster uses solid metal as a fuel source...

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