The Institute of Radio Astronomy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (IRA NASU) was established in 1985 on the basis of the Department of radio astronomy of the Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics of the UkrSSR Acad. Sci. by the Decree of the UkrSSR Council of Ministers and the UkrSSR Acad. Sci. Decision. The organizer and first director of the Institute was academician of NASU Leonid Litvinenko. At different periods, such well-known men of science as S. Y. Braude, Member of NASU, (1911-2003), A. V. Megn, Corresponding Member of NASU, (1927-2011), as well as Professors P. V. Bliokh, (1922-2000), S. A. Peskovatsky (1926-2000) and A. O. Minakov (1949-2012) have belonged to the Institute.
Institute Address: 4, Mystetstv St., Kharkiv, 61002, Ukraine