Germany backs out from SKA
/ 7 June 2014

Germany backs out from SKA

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor is pleased Germany’s withdrawal is not due to lack of confidence in the Square Kilometre Array project.

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/ 22 November 2007

SA confident of winning mega-telescope bid

A final decision on which country will host the giant Square Kilometre Array radio telescope is now expected in 2011, the Cabinet announced on Thursday. South Africa was confident it would win the bid, government communications head Themba Maseko told a media briefing at Parliament on Thursday, following the Cabinet’s fortnightly meeting the day before.