Facility management

Our facilities department is responsible for our company facilities. The facilities department has a supporting role in ASTRON. Because they provide all necessary facilities, all of the staff can do their work well.

Among the responsibilities of the department are the canteen, reception, events, warehouse and security. In addition to our office, we have a guest house, a kind of mini hotel with ten rooms. The facilities department manages the guesthouse.

We also have a number of technical staff at the facilities department. They ensure that the technical systems function optimal.

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Emanuela Orrù
Telescope scientist

During my studies, I realised that I wanted to work in radio astronomy. In my second year, I decided to focus on radio astronomy. My professor pointed out to me that ASTRON build a new radio telescope in the middle of Europe. Because of this ASTRON caught my eye. After my studies and several years […]

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Throwback Thursday: August 1st, 1954 A block diagram of the first 21cm receiver, made by Prof. Muller himself. #radioastronomy bit.ly/2C1Bbkf pic.twitter.com/7evw…

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