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Young African women design Africa’s first private satellite

The perception that African women do not actively venture in maths and science is being challenged. Young women drawn from about 6 African countries met in Capetown, South Africa and they are the next generation of space researchers.

Young women drawn from about 6 African countries met in Capetown, South Africa and they are the next generation of space researchers.

With precision, they worked on programming and building rovers as part of an initiative to get school girls across Africa, to help send the continent’s first privately owned satellite into space.

They have big dreams for the future.