Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre

Location: Irbene, Latvia

Completed: 1967

Architect: Soviet Military

Genre: Former USSR

RT-32, one of three radio telescopes at the Soviet-era radio astronomy centre known as Zvaigznīte, meaning “Little Star”. Now renamed Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre, the base was top secret during Soviet times and was used by the USSR to intercept Western Europe (NATO) communications during the Cold War. More information about Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre.

Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre in Irbene, Latvia | Former USSR

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