SKA News & Press

Outcomes of the 23rd SKA Board Meeting

Written by Joe Diamond
Outcomes of the 23rd SKA Board Meeting

The Directors of SKA Organisation held a meeting at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia on the 29th and 30th of March 2017 for the 23rd meeting of the SKA Board of Directors. Notes from the Chair of the SKA Board, … Read more

2017 SKA Engineering Meeting now open for registration

Written by Joe Diamond
2017 SKA Engineering Meeting now open for registration

2017 SKA Engineering Meeting 12-16 June 2017 Rotterdam, The Netherlands Dear Colleagues, The SKA Project is now well into the pre-construction phase with 12 Consortia carrying out design work to refine and progress the technologies and systems following the Preliminary … Read more

European Commission-backed SKA-VLBI project kicks off

Written by Mathieu Isidro
European Commission-backed SKA-VLBI project kicks off

Leiden, The Netherlands, Tuesday 21 February 2017 – Twelve institutes from 8 different countries including the SKA Organisation have teamed up in the JUMPING JIVE project, which was awarded nearly 3 million euro by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the … Read more

UK Minister of State Jo Johnson visits the SKA Headquarters

Written by Mathieu Isidro
UK Minister of State Jo Johnson visits the SKA Headquarters

SKA Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, Thursday 9 February 2017 – The UK Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Jo Johnson MP visited the SKA Headquarters at Jodrell Bank yesterday to be briefed on the international Square Kilometre Array project. The Minister … Read more

Dutch SKA Pathfinder technology produces promising first result

Written by Mathieu Isidro
Dutch SKA Pathfinder technology produces promising first result

Westerbork, the Netherlands, Friday 3 January 2017 – The APERTIF (APERture Tile In Focus) receiver, one of the Dutch SKA Pathfinder technologies being developed at ASTRON, has successfully been used for the first time to produce an image using the Westerbork Radio Telescope (WSRT) … Read more

Season’s Greetings from SKA

Written by William Garnier
Season's Greetings from SKA

Dear all, What a year it’s been for the SKA Project. As we reach the end of the year and start looking ahead to the next, it is a good time to stop and look back at the main achievements … Read more

SKA achieves key engineering milestone towards final design

Written by Mathieu Isidro
SKA achieves key engineering milestone towards final design

Wednesday 14 December 2016, SKA global Headquarters, UK – The SKA has achieved* a key milestone in its engineering process with the positive conclusion of the System Preliminary Design Review (PDR). This review paves the way for the continuation of the … Read more

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