SANSA and NASA to Support Human Spaceflight Missions to the Moon and Mars

Published on June 04, 2020
Current Context: The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has collaborated with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to support human spaceflight missions to the Moon ,Mars and beyond.
SANSA and NASA to Support Human Spaceflight Missions to the Moon and Mars
  • Now South Africa has thus become 4th country to host deep-space ground station after US, Spain and Australia.
  • The 4th site for this mission will be integrated into an existing network of currently available 3 sites and thus will increase coverage and redundancy to analyze view for human spaceflight mission.
  • The station will be operated , maintained and managed by SANSA.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of SANSA: Gauteng, South Africa
    • HQ of NASA: Washington, United States

Question: 

Q.1 Which country has become 4th country to host deep space ground station after US, Spain and Australia?
a. India
b. China
c. South Africa
d. Russia

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