Mandla Maseko

  • Died: July 6, 2019
  • Location: South Africa


South African scheduled to be first black African in spaceā€¦

Mandla Maseko, the South African Air Force member who was poised to become the first black African in space, died Saturday, July 6, 2019, in a motorbike accident. He was 30. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

Condolence & Memory Journal

God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's..

Posted by A friend   January 30, 2020

God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's...My heartfelt sympathies...

Posted by A friend   December 12, 2019

With sincere condolences. May the God of comfort give you peace in this difficult time.

Posted by D Blatch    August 12, 2019

You showed us what you were capable of and we are better for it. Condolences to your family on your loss. We look forward to the time when death and mourning will be gone.

Posted by A friend   July 30, 2019

My condolences to the family and friends of Manila Masako. May the God of all bring you comfort at this most difficult time and may he fill your hearts with wonderful memories of Manila to cherish.

Posted by Fj    July 29, 2019

Gone too soon! Condolences on the loss of this humble and talented young man. God will comfort and sustain you because he cares for you. (1 Peter 5:6,7)

Posted by - Atlanta, GA   July 27, 2019

God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the Family's in this difficult time...My condolences to the Family's...

Posted by Jimmy Crawley - acquaintance   July 21, 2019

My deepest sympathy goes out to the family . May the true God comfort your broken hearts. For Psalms 50:15 says call and He will deliver you in the day of distress.

Posted by A friend   July 15, 2019


Tragic loss of a brilliant mind. Condolences to family and friends.

Posted by Benita Mitchell - SYRACUSE, NY   July 14, 2019


May his soul rest in peace

Posted by Nomsa Matlanyane - Boksburg   July 14, 2019

Truly sorry for your tragic loss. May you find peace and comfort during these difficult times. May the god of comfort give you peace of mind and heart.

Posted by Komal Prakash - acquaintance   July 13, 2019

Rest in peace Mandla. I feel greatly honoured to have met you in your short life. You once drove me to the airport and you touched my heart with your humility. Till we meet again.

Posted by Lineo Dzansi - Bloemfontein - acquaintance   July 13, 2019



Posted by Valenda Newell - INDIANAPOLIS, IN   July 13, 2019

What a great example Mandla left for the future of young people to never give up on their dreams. Prayers to the Maseko family.

Posted by A friend   July 12, 2019


Please accept my Deepest Sympathies

Posted by Scott Chamberland - Saint Agatha, ME   July 12, 2019

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by Idah Rakale - Mabopane - neighbor   July 11, 2019

I send my deepest sympathy to the family for your loss. Through this difficult time, may God of comfort give comfort and care to all.

Posted by Mary Smith - Erie, PA   July 11, 2019

Condolences to the family, such a tragic loss. Unforeseen occurrences can befall us all at any time. May the God of comfort massage your hearts forever with peace.

Posted by BRY - CA   July 11, 2019

I didn't know of this young man until reading his obituary. But what an awesome and talented person he was, as well as an awesome example for our youngsters today! GOD bless your soul and spirit, and may you Rest in Peace Mr. Maseko.

Posted by Debbie Richerson - Raleigh, NC   July 11, 2019

We all grieve for the loss of this beautiful man who was taken far too soon.

Posted by Samantha Dubon - Chattanooga, TN   July 10, 2019

My heart goes out to the Maseko family and friends for your loss, so much hope and promise lost.

Posted by A friend   July 10, 2019

I am sorry regarding the tragic accident of your loved one. May God bring back loving memories that can sustain the family, during these difficult times. May he give support and loving kindness to all.

Posted by A friend   July 10, 2019

Such a tragic loss of a young and brilliant mind; my sincerest condolences. May the God of peace be with all those affected during this time of mourning.

Posted by A friend   July 10, 2019

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by - OH   July 10, 2019


Posted by Joan Walton - Columbus, GA   July 10, 2019

Heartfelt condolences. Thoughts and prayers in this time of distress.

Posted by A friend   July 09, 2019

What a beautiful soul! May God comfort all loved ones and those hurting.

Posted by Anon Ymous - Davis, CA   July 09, 2019


Rest well...

Posted by Westwood Area - Memphis, TN   July 09, 2019

My deepest heartfelt condolences to his family. Such a wonderful person he must have been and an inspiration to all the young people. May he rest in peace with the knowledge that he inspired so many to dream big and to achieve those dreams. Such a loss for everyone. RIP my brother.

Posted by Jonnie Pettis - Odessa, TX   July 09, 2019

May God be with the family and give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Posted by A friend   July 09, 2019


Sorry to hear of the loss

Posted by Ann Stokman - Greendale, WI   July 09, 2019

Our deepest condolences to the family. What an amazing legacy he left behind. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this extremely difficult time.

Posted by A friend   July 09, 2019

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