In 2003, the Directors of NRAO and MIT Haystack Observatory convened the "VLBI Future Committee" to consider the scientific future and development opportunities in VLBI. The report of this Committee, entitled "Mapping the Future of VLBI Science in the U.S." was accepted in August, 2004 by the Directors of MIT Haystack Observatory and NRAO.
NRAO and its collaborators have been working to achieve the recommendations of the VLBI Future Committee, as funding permits. In particular, we have initiated a VLBA Sensitivity Upgrade Program that responds to a number of the committee recommendations; technical details of this program may be found in the VLBA Sensitivity Upgrade Memo Series.
Key technical recommendations of the VLBI Future Report, and their status:
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