News from the precursor and pathfinder facilities – SKA eNews – July 2015

It is an exciting subject when it comes to talking about the precursors and pathfinders of the SKA. Find out how they are paving the way for the SKA by reading below for our most recent reports from these facilities:

ASKAP Report

The Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) is an SKA precursor.

It’s been a busy time for ASKAP and the team, from receiving awards to the development of the next generation of PAF systems. In this exciting report you can read all about it.


MeerKAT Report

SKA Precursor - MeerKAT 2014 at night

It has also been a busy time for MeerKAT, however construction is progressing very well with a third and fourth antenna now in place. Read about MeerKATs successes here.