May 22, 2009
Radio telescope project advances with issue of tenderBack
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“The engineering services for KAT-7 were provided by the Northern Cape government,” explains SKA South Africa Project Manager: Infrastructure Tracy Cheetham. “However, we shall manage MeerKAT, so we are issuing this tender.”
Both instruments are also key elements in South Africa’s bid to host the international €1,5-billion Square Kilometre Array (SKA – hence SKA South Africa) radio telescope.
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