One of the World’s most-complex networks of radio telescopes had been given the go-ahead to be built here in South Africa.
This after a meeting of Square Kilometre Array Observatory member-states where the green-light had been given for the development of the Square Kilometre Array telescope-project in South Africa and Australia.
Spokesperson at the SA Astronomical Observatory, Khulu Phasiwe says, once completed, the project will provide the latest & most-advanced space research facilities.
Reads more on the initiative here.
- Click here.
✨✨✨ It's a GO for #SKAconstruction! ✨✨✨
The SKAO Council has given the green light: after years of preparation, construction of the world's two largest and most complex radio telescope networks can now start! Read our press release: https://t.co/UygFiIWTgA pic.twitter.com/vBE1T0zR4C
— SKA Observatory (@SKAO) June 29, 2021
Massive #ScienceDiplomacy project SKA is finally underway.
With 197 radio dishes in 🇿🇦, 131 072 individual antennas in 🇦🇺 and the observatory HQ in the 🇬🇧, the SKA will be a "key piece of global science infrastructure for astrophysics".https://t.co/MosxEWn4L8
— InsSciDE Project (@insscide_eu) June 30, 2021