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NOTICE: Contribute to #MandelaDay2016!

Every year on the 18th of July, the world is challenged to contribute 67 minutes of their time to a philanthropic cause to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday. Why not add your contribution to MEDO Space this year?

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Women in STEM Youth Day Celebration

On 16 June, International Youth Day,  MEDO Space brought 150 school girls together in Cape Town to go through an intensive robotics workshop as part of the MEDO Space programme. The day saw all 150 young women not only build intelligent robots, but also learnt how to programme them.

Support Young Women in STEM Youth Day 2016!

We are raising funds to host young women in high school for a large STEM workshops on June 16th, 2016. This will be an event for over 150 Women in STEM candidates at which they receive and build their MEDO SPACE Rover. Celebrating our delivery of the first year of the programme, we have developed and manufactured all the Rover components in the Western Cape of South Africa, ensuring a home-grown programme.

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News from the #WEFAfrica2016: BioTherm Energy on board for Women in STEM!

BioTherm Energy, an African giant in solar energy have committed to supporting the Women in STEM programme, as a direct result of the introductions from Elsie Kanza of the World Economic Forum on Africa. This makes BioTherm the first Renewable Energy player to promote the building of Africa’s First Private Satellite by young African women in high school. 

The Sky is the Limit through Space Trek!

Esihle Mazingi (16) from Siphamandla Secondary School in Cape Town recently took part in the Space Trek bootcamp that saw 14 young women design, build and launch their very own satellites into the atmosphere using weather balloons. Carla de klerk interviewed Esihle to hear her thoughts on the programme, STEM and the future.

Science is fun!

Bhanekazi Thandwa (17) from Dr Nelson Mandela High School in Cape Town recently took part in the Space Trek bootcamp that saw 14 young women design, build and launch their very own satellites into the atmosphere using weather balloons. It was definitely a once in a lifetime experience so Carla de Klerk talked with with Bhanekazi to hear her thoughts on the whole experience and find out what’s next for her.

Learning to Fly with Space Trek

Pheobyn Berdine Filander (17) from Zandvliet High School in Cape Town recently took part in the Space Trek bootcamp that saw 14 young women design, build and launch their very own satellites into the atmosphere using weather balloons. It was definitely a once in a lifetime experience so Carla de Klerk sat down with Pheobyn to hear her thoughts on satellites, STEM and empowerment.

Imagine the possibilities through Space Trek!

Brittany Bull (16) from Pelican Park High School in Cape Town recently took part in the Space Trek bootcamp that saw 14 young women design, build and launch their very own satellites into the atmosphere using weather balloons. Since Brittany joined the programme with the sole goal of empowering herself, Carla de Klerk talked to her about the experience.

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