02 March 2015
Deputy President Cyril
Ramaphosa expressed his satisfaction at the progress made at the Square
Kilometre Array telescope which is based in the Northern Cape.
Ramaphosa visited the site over the weekend together with Minister of Science
and Technology Naledi Pandor and unveiled the second MeerKAT antenna.
Ramaphosa welcomed the
huge benefit brought by the hosting the SKA and urged South Africans to take
full advantage of this huge project.
Spokesperson Lunga Ngqengelele said: “Part of the reason of their visit was the
installation of this feed. The deputy president has
been to the site but it was to see the amount of science and the purpose
that the SKA has made in buildings, as the MeerKAT at the Square Kilometer
“The deputy president
was quite impressed by the progress”, Ngqengelele continued.
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