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Pasadena, CA, January 13, 2020 – The design of the Thirty Meter Telescope’s Tertiary Mirror (M3) recently passed the first part of its Preliminary Design Review, which took place over two days in November 2019.
Pasadena, CA, January 17, 2020 - Coherent Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of lasers and laser-based technology, is now ready to polish all of the TMT primary mirrors segments to be manufactured in the United States.
TMT recently achieved another significant milestone, with the successful preliminary design review of the Observatory Safety System (OSS). The review material was presented by TMT engineers Jimmy Johnson and Kayla Hardie from the project office.
The Hawaii Island New Knowledge (THINK) Fund was launched in 2014 to improve educational opportunities for Hawaii Island students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines.
Two full-size TMT Primary Segment demonstration assemblies fitted with aluminum mirror segments have been successfully installed into the Multi-Segment Integration & Test (MSIT) facility at the TMT lab.