A-MAN South Africa STEM Science Centre has touched thousands of lives across the country, inspiring students to greater heights in the field of science and technology.  Here we share just a few of the amazing achievements of our dedicated students.


Nomathemba Kontyo - Our NASA Girl

At the tender age of 14, Nomathemba Kontyo wrote an essay that won her the privilege to visit the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA's) Jet Propulsion Laboratories in Pasedena, California, where she was inducted as a junior astronaut.

Nomathemba Kontyo graduating from university


Read more about her achievements in the news:

Gugs teenager's essay lands her NASA visit

Teen is an inspiration to all

Spaced out Cape girl has a dream come true

Whiz-kid back from NASA

SA teen back from Mars mission


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Left- to Right: Afronaut, Dr. Bettye Walker, Prof. Hal Walker, Kontyo

SA Afronaut Maseko and Prof Walker attending meeting at UWC. Maseko is training to fly in Russian Space program 2019.

First A-MAN PhD Graduate

Dr. Eugene Visser receiving his PhD degree from Cape Peninsula University of Technology in 2012.  A proud member of the A-MAN SSA family.