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Date archive: 2021

SKAO signs hosting agreements with Australia and South Africa

Written by Anim van Wyk
SKAO signs hosting agreements with Australia and South Africa

SKAO Global Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, UK, 14 October 2021 – The SKA Observatory has signed agreements with the governments of Australia and South Africa to host its telescopes and associated infrastructures. These documents formalise arrangements for the construction and operation … Read more

Media advisory: SKAO press conference

Written by Mathieu Isidro
Media advisory: SKAO press conference

The SKA Observatory (SKAO) cordially invites members of the international media to a virtual press conference on Tuesday 29 June 2021 at 14:00 UTC for a major announcement on the status of the SKA Project, following the conclusion of the … Read more

SKAO organises session at Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
SKAO organises session at Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit

SKA Global Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, UK, 14 June 2021 – The SKA Observatory is this week taking part in the Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit (14-18 June) with a session entitled “SKAO: Enabling Global Science through Radio Astronomy”. The session, … Read more

Switzerland takes key step towards SKAO

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
Switzerland takes key step towards SKAO

Lausanne, Switzerland, 9 June 2021 – The prestigious Swiss science and technology university École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has signed a Cooperation Agreement with the SKA Observatory (SKAO) on behalf of the Swiss astronomy community. The agreement between the … Read more

China ratifies SKA Observatory Convention

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
China ratifies SKA Observatory Convention

Beijing, China, 3 June 2021 – China has ratified the Convention Establishing the SKA Observatory (SKAO), following the approval of the national legislature and signature of President Xi Jinping. China is the seventh country to complete its ratification process, joining … Read more

Site construction directors appointed by the SKA Observatory

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
Site construction directors appointed by the SKA Observatory

SKAO Global Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, UK, 1 June 2021 – Two respected science infrastructure experts have been appointed to lead construction activities at the telescope sites of the SKAO, respectively located in the Karoo in South Africa and in Western … Read more

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