SKA e-News Landing Page – July 2015

Welcome to this July edition of the SKA eNewsletter. On this page you can navigate to any specific section containing the relevant reports. We’ve had a large range of contributions this time round, all with an excellent insight into the world of the SKA.

Table of Contents:

Editorial from the Director-General

Director-General Philip Diamond gives his view on the recent events that have taken place at SKAO since the last edition of the eNews. Read here for his editorial.


Reports from the Consortia


The Consortia have been having an incredibly busy time since the re-baseling result. In this edition we have had contributions from all the Consortia outlining the progress of their specific consortium and what to expect further down the line. Follow here for the reports.

News from the precursor and pathfinder facilities

It’s been a busy time for the precursor & pathfinder facilities. Accolades and successful progression are just to name a couple. Read on to find out more in these exciting reports.


In-Depth with the SKA

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Professor Oleg Smirnov from SKA South Africa takes a closer look at the new calibration techniques known as third-generation calibration, or 3GC. Read on for what is a fascinating and in-depth article.


The SKA Outreach World


There has been some excellent reports coming from the SKA Outreach World, with even a world record being broken! Read reports from SKAO Comms department, as well as from the respective departments in Australia and South Africa. You can find these reports here.

News from Observer Member Countries

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France, Japan and Spain have all provided very interesting reports involving SKA activities within their countries. Thus demonstrating the high level of interest and involvement they both have in the SKA Project. Read on to find out more.

Upcoming Events

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For information on upcoming Science and/or Engineering events, with details of the SKA’s involvement, please head to our Events page which can be found here.