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Arecibo Observatory radio telescope, National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center, Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Arecibo Observatory Radio Telescope, National Astronomy And Ionosphere Center, Arecibo, Puerto Rico

In 2010, the National Science Foundation issued a call for proposals for the management of NAIC beginning in FY2012. On May 12, 2011, The National Science Foundation informed Cornell University that it would no longer be the operator of the NAIC, and thus of the Arecibo Observatory, as of October 1, 2011. The new operator is SRI International, along with two other managing partners, Universities Space Research Association and Universidad Metropolitana, with a number of other collaborators.
In popular culture
• The Arecibo Observatory was featured on Cosmos: A Personal Voyage in Part 12 "Encyclopaedia Galactica."

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