Australia and New Zealand SKA project
The Square Kilometre Array, or SKA, is a global next-generation radio telescope project involving institutions from over 20 countries. The SKA will be the largest and most capable radio telescope ever constructed. During its 50+ year lifetime, it will expand our understanding of the universe and drive technological development worldwide.
Australia and southern Africa will each host different components of the SKA.
Australian SKA Project Director Update
February 2014: The SKA organisation has two key objectives in 2014. First, to advance the final design for the SKA1 guided by the co-hosting and cost-cap decisions. Second, to begin the process of high-level engagement with Governments to secure funding for SKA1. More ...