Africa has been slow to embark on space travel. But new projects on the continent look promising. South Africa's ambitious Square Kilometer Array project aims to build the world's biggest radio telescope that will help scientists paint a detailed picture of some of the deepest reaches of outer space. <br /><br />Pictured here: a composite image of the MeerKAT and Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) satellites.

Teen girls design Africa's first private space satellite

Africa has been slow to embark on space travel. But new projects on the continent look promising. South Africa's ambitious Square Kilometer Array project aims to build the world's biggest radio telescope that will help scientists paint a detailed picture of some of the deepest reaches of outer space. <br /><br />Pictured here: a composite image of the MeerKAT and Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) satellites.

Of deserts and stardust: Astronomers and sheep farmers butt heads over the Square Kilometer Array | The Economist

Astronomers and sheep farmers butt heads over the Square Kilometer Array

Of deserts and stardust: Astronomers and sheep farmers butt heads over the Square Kilometer Array | The Economist

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia by Arnie Papp .... Bora Bora is an atoll in the Society Islands, part of French Polynesia, located northwest of Tahiti, about 260 km northwest of Papeete. It has an area of 29.3 square kilometers and consists of an extinct volcano surrounded by a lagoon separated from the sea by a reef. The highest point is Mount Otemanu to 727 meters. The island is surrounded by motus, which are small elongated islands which usually have a certain width and vegetation. One of…

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