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SKA Observatory to welcome France as new member

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
SKA Observatory to welcome France as new member

Pretoria, South Africa, Friday 28 May 2021 – “France will join the SKA Observatory.” With these words, French President Emmanuel Macron announced France’s accession to the intergovernmental organisation while on a state visit to South Africa. Alongside Australia, South Africa … Read more

SKAO unveils new brand for a new era

Written by Mathieu Isidro
SKAO unveils new brand for a new era

SKAO Global Headquarters, UK, Wednesday 28 April 2021 – The newly born SKA Observatory (SKAO) has unveiled its brand following approval by the SKAO Council at its second meeting today. The brand launch signals a new chapter in the SKA … Read more

United Kingdom signs treaty-level agreement to host SKAO

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
United Kingdom signs treaty-level agreement to host SKAO

SKAO Global Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, UK, Wednesday 10 February 2021 – The UK government has signed an agreement to host the SKA Observatory (SKAO) and its global headquarters in the United Kingdom. This announcement comes shortly after the first Council … Read more

SKA Observatory in final sprint before official launch

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
SKA Observatory in final sprint before official launch

Wednesday 16 December 2020, London, United Kingdom – The UK, home to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Global Headquarters, has now ratified the Convention to establish the SKA Observatory (SKAO). This completes the process needed for the Observatory to be formally … Read more

Portugal becomes fifth country to ratify SKA Observatory Convention

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
Portugal becomes fifth country to ratify SKA Observatory Convention

Lisbon, Portugal, Friday 11 December 2020 – Following a recent approval by its national Parliament, Portugal has ratified the Convention establishing the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO). The Convention was signed by seven countries, including Portugal, in Rome on 12 … Read more

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