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SKA SA and Vox Telecom bring connectivity to rural Northern Cape

SKA SA and Vox Telecom have announced a partnership to provide farming communities in the Northern Cape affected by the implementation of the Astronomy Geographic Advantage (AGA) Act with voice and data services at a dramatically reduced cost. Read the release

SKA SA eNewsletter

Read the October 2014 issue of the SKA SA eNews. Not yet a subscriber? Don't forget to subscribe!

2015 provisional awards

Undergraduate and Honours Bursaries, Postdoctoral Fellowships and Master's and Doctoral scholarships.

SKA Nuus vir die Noord-Kaap

Read the October 2014 issue [PDF] of the newsletter produced in Afrikaans for the Northern Cape community.

MeerKAT factsheet

Download the latest factsheet about South Africa's MeerKAT radio telescope currently being built in the Northern Cape. MeerKAT is a precursor to the SKA telescope and will be integrated into the mid-frequency component of SKA Phase 1. Find out about the MeerKAT timeline, manufacturers, how it works, tech specs, and more ...

Our journey to bring the SKA to Africa

Download Our journey to bring the SKA to Africa - A new brochure and poster from the SKA South Africa Project celebrating the highlights of the past ten years.
Download: Brochure - PDF | Poster
View: Brochure as a flip mag

Q & A - everything you want to know

Find out everything you wanted to know about the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope - or SKA - which will be the world's biggest telescope - and one of the biggest scientific projects - ever!
» Read the Q & A

Interactive panoramas of the future site of the SKA

View huge panoramas with fascinating detail of the site of the core of the future SKA radio telescope in South Africa. Zoom in and discover the detail ...