Mission Statement

The Long Baseline Observatory enables leading edge research at radio wavelengths by providing telescope, facility and advanced instrumentation access to the astronomy community.  With radio astronomy as its foundation, the Long Baseline Observatory advances research, innovation, and education as a worldwide leader.

The LBO is the observatory home to the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA). It was established in October of 2016 after separating from the NRAO.

For Scientists

Scientists may wish to visit the LBO page for data archive and processing, user support, etc.