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Space programme for women launched

A LOCAL space programme aimed at encouraging young women to enter the fields of science‚ technology‚ engineering and mathematics (STEM) will culminate with the launch of the first privately owned satellite from Africa in the second quarter of this year.

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SA schoolgirls build, launch satellite

Supporters and representatives of sponsors joined businesspeople, professors, engineers and scientists – quite possibly including a scattering of cosmonauts and rocket scientists – in Cape Town on Monday to hear 14 South African schoolgirls report back on their successful mission to construct, calibrate and launch a satellite into near space.

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Girls can reach for the stars, too

Girls in communities across Cape Town are learning skills like soldering, as the Micro Enterprise Development Organisation (Medo) rolls out a programme to encourage women to take up jobs in maths, science and engineering.

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Sisters are building robots for themselves

All over the world, the perception that maths and science are predominantly of interest to boys rather than girls is being challenged. This Youth Day saw a group of schoolgirls gathered in Cape Town building their own robots. It’s the first step in a programme that will eventually see young women build the technology for Africa’s first private satellite. By REBECCA DAVIS.

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