ASKAP News Archive 2009
ASKAP ILUA registered, November 2009
The ASKAP radio telescope will be built in Western Australia’s Mid West region
following an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) signed with the Wajarri
Yamatji Claimant Group.
ASKAP engineer receives nation’s top science award, October 2009
For his achievements in wireless technologies and astronomy, CSIRO’s Dr John
O’Sullivan has been recognised with the nation's pre-eminent science award – the
Prime Minister’s Prize for Science. Dr O'Sullivan continues to contribute to the
nation through his development of an innovative phased array feed (or 'radio
camera') for ASKAP.
ASKAP antenna passes factory testing, October
The first of 36 antennas that will make up ASKAP recently passed factory tests
ASKAP Survey Science Projects announced,
Following recommendations from the ASKAP Survey Science Project Assignment
Committee, ten major Survey Science Projects to be conducted by the ASKAP
telescope have been invited to proceed to the Design Studies stage.
CSIRO provides industry specialist for $2
billion telescope project, March 2009
CSIRO Business Strategist Phil Crosby has been selected to join the
international Square Kilometre Array Program Development Office (SPDO) at
Manchester University, UK in the role of Manager – Industry Participation
Strategy. Read more [60kB PDF].
Professor Brian Boyle becomes CSIRO SKA
Director, February 2009
Professor Brian Boyle, ATNF Director, will take up the new position of CSIRO SKA
Director from 9 February 2009.
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