SAAO - South African Astronomical Observatory
25.05.2012 15:47 Age: 6 yrs
By: Dr Nicola Loaring

Dual site agreed for Square Kilometre Array telescope

The SKA Organisation has today announced the final decision for the site of the proposed SKA radio telescope, due to be completed in 2024. The SAAO is delighted to hear that both South Africa and Australia have been selected to host the SKA, and would like to congratulate both teams.The full announcement can be seen at Further details about the SKA radio telescope can be found at