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What does HBK stand for?

HBK stands for Hartebeesthoek (space launch ground station; South Africa)

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Washington, March 28 ( ANI ): While the first results from the European Space Agency's Planck satellite has been released, astronomers at the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) near Johannesburg are working on a new radio telescope that will also shed new light on the very earliest moments of universe.
A slightly larger, 15 m diameter experimental demonstrator model dish, erected on the grounds of the Hartebeesthoek radio astronomy observatory west of Pretoria, pioneered the use of composites for radio telescope dishes.
The 26m Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) near Pretoria teamed up with one of the seven 12m dishes currently part of the Karoo Array Telescope (KAT-7) over 900 km away to jointly observe and record data from a distant radio source known as 3C273.
za Hartebeesthoek Radio-astronomy Observatory near Pretoria http://www.
It is a national programme involving nine universities (University of Cape Town, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of the Free State, North-West University, University of Zululand, Rhodes University, University of South Africa, University of the Western Cape and University of the Witwatersrand) and three national facilities (South African Astronomical Observatory, Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory and Hermanus Magnetic Observatory).