ICAO selects Hermanus centre to provide space weather information
Hermanus’ revamped space weather centre will be used by the ICAO to provide weather information for all flights entering or leaving the continent.
CAPE TOWN - The tourist town of Hermanus now also boasts a centre for global weather information for the African continent.
The Overstrand town’s revamped space weather centre will be used by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to provide weather information for all flights entering or leaving the continent.
🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦— Hlengiwe Nhlabathi (@Hlengi) January 14, 2019
SA WINS EXTRAORDINARY VICTORY IN SPACE SCIENCE @SANSA7 has been selected by @icao to become the designated regional provider of space weather information to the entire aviation sector using African airspace. @dstgovza @mmKubayiNgubane
“South Africa continues to lead in areas that previously were not regarded as areas where developing countries could be leading. We are looking forward to many of our countries on the continent benefiting as well.”