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Senator Jay Rockefeller and Congressman Nick Rahall held a meeting on July 1 at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank West Virginia to discuss new ideas for the facility's future.

West Virginia University officials would like to explore a minority management role in the Green Bank Observatory.

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Robert C Byrd Green Bank Telescope is the world's largest fully movable radio telescope.

It has been in full scale scientific operation since 2002.