Welcome to the UCT SpaceLab
SpaceLab is a new platform created to promote multidisciplinary education and research in space science and technology at the University of Cape Town.
MPhil specialising in Space Studies
The University of Cape Town offers a multi-disciplinary Masters degree in Space Studies, with the possibility to upgrade to a PhD. We invite outstanding candidates to apply for this new programme.
Space in South Africa
South Africa has a rich heritage of participation in the Space Age. Now the country is gearing itself to play a more active role in the global space arena.


Sunday, 23 April 2017

UCT SpaceLab is delighted to announce that Ms Kendra Stoffberg has joined the UCT SpaceLab team, with her appointment as the new Postgraduate Programmes Administrator for the Department.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:45

Orientation lectures for the 2017 MPhil in Space Studies are voluntary for MPhil students and open to any registered UCT student interested to find out more about the Space Studies programme.

Publication Date:
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 13:00

The 2017 programme for the MPhil in Space Studies officially started on Monday the 20th of February, with the EEE5124Z Space and Society course.

Publication Date:
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:30

SpaceLab doctoral student Stanislaus Nnadih had an opportunity to present his doctoral research work on observations of sprites at the American Geophysical Union's Fall Meeting in San Francisco. 

Publication Date:
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 15:30