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Ao system with observatory greyed out
April 19th, 2018

The TMT telescope with adaptive optics systems (NFIRAOS instrument and Laser Guide Star Facility) and the TMT InfraRed Imaging Spectrograph science instrument.

April 18th, 2018

Science Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting participants at the Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory project office. Image Credit: TMT International Observatory

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March 17th, 2018

A bank of 4 compressors, located in the remote facility utility building, is used to provide the refrigerant supply to most of the subsystems located on the telescope structure.

March 16th, 2018

First of 492 Primary Mirror Segment Support active mechanisms and sensors assemblies for the telescope at TMT Laboratory. TMT Opto-Mechanical and Quality Assurance engineers from India and North America, from left: Nikhil Naik, Alan Tubb, Varun Saraswat and Bryan Smith

March 8th, 2018

Dr. Warren Skidmore, TMT System Scientist, revealing the Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA) award during TMT Science Forum -Nov. 7-9, 2017.

March 8th, 2018

TMT Science community and International Science Development Teams (ISDTs) brainstorming on instrument concepts beyond TMT first-light. Dr. Srianand Raghunathan and Dr. Christophe Dumas -Science Organizing Committee chair and the Forum Local Organizing Committee.

March 8th, 2018

Dr. Warren Skidmore and colleagues from TMT International Science Development Teams (ISDTs) receiving the award.

March 8th, 2018

Group picture of TMT Science Forum 2017, held at the campus of Infosys in Mysore, India, November 2017.

Full assembly
February 22nd, 2018

Setup for NIAOT Continuous Polishing of TMT Segments

February 22nd, 2018

From left: Large granite slab is mined, Granite slab is coarse cut, Transportation of granite to Nanjing, Granite Slab has been ground down to a 5m rotational table, Rear Surface of Granite Table Polished, Large Rotational Gear under Fabrication, Rotational Table Base Structure & Centre Connection, Base being lowered into pit, Base in position.

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February 15th, 2018

Participants of TMT Common Software development in ThoughtWorks office in Pune, India. - January 2018 -

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February 15th, 2018

Members of TMT Common Software team gathering in front of ThoughtWorks headquarters in Pune, India. - January 09, 2018