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Aperture spherical telescope “FAST” to be completed

Updated: Jun 22,2016 10:19 AM     Xinhua

Workers install a feedback source cabin for the single-aperture spherical telescope “FAST” in Pingtang county, southwest China’s Guizhou province, June 21, 2016. The 500-meter aperture spherical telescope (FAST), to be completed within 2016, is expected to be the world’s largest, overtaking Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory, which is 300 meters in diameter. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on June 21, 2016 shows the single-aperture spherical telescope “FAST” in Pingtang county, southwest China’s Guizhou province.[Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on June 21, 2016 shows the single-aperture spherical telescope “FAST” in Pingtang county, southwest China’s Guizhou province.[Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on June 21, 2016 shows the single-aperture spherical telescope “FAST” and a viewing platform in Pingtang county, southwest China’s Guizhou province.[Photo/Xinhua]

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