MeerKAT telescope gets R800m for 20 new dishes

The investment in the MeerKAT extension is split roughly into two equal contributions of R400 million by SA and Germany.
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Jul 11, 2019

Crucial step in SKA construction complete

A consortium tasked with planning the assembly, integration and verification of the radio telescope has completed its work.
May 10, 2019

SKA gets ability to monitor sky in unprecedented detail

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope has received a data processing boost.
Jul 16, 2018

SA debuts MeerKAT radio telescope

After a decade in design and construction, the 64-dish radio telescope is now officially ready to complete science operations.