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May 12th, 2023

TMT team from left: Fengchuan Liu, Yuko Kakazu and Leinani Lozi. TMT table featuring Lei Hōkū (lei made of stars) with Leinani Lozi. The family friendly, admission-free event attracted about 1100 visitors.

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April 26th, 2023

Screenshot of the participants from ITCC, L&T, TMT Optics, Systems Engineering & Quality Assurance teams participating in the review held remotely on 11th & 12th April, 2023.

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April 26th, 2023

In March 2023, five TMT Segment Support Assemblies (SSA) were completed in Coimbatore, India, by the Larsen and Toubro (L&T) company. On the first row are Nikhil Naik, TMT Production Support Engineer, Karthic Kumar, SSA Work Package Manager at the India TMT Coordination Center (ITCC) and Eswar Reddy, ITCC Programme Director (respectively 8th, 5th and 7th from the left) posing with the L&T SSA production team and members of the ITCC group to commemorate the first five sets of SSA shipped to India’s TMT optics fabrication facility.

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March 23rd, 2023

The NAOJ-TIO Telescope Structure design team meeting at the Mitsubishi Electric Corp. facility in Amagasaki, Japan on February 16 and 17, 2023 (JST).

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March 23rd, 2023

Overview of meetings including MELCO-NAOJ-TIO teams held at the Mitsubishi Electric Corp. facility in Amagasaki, Japan on February 16 and 17, 2023 (JST).

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March 23rd, 2023

An international panel of reviewers from MELCO-NAOJ-TIO, outside the Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO) facility in Amagasaki, Japan, met for important production readiness reviews for the TMT’s Structure. The reviews were attended by leading scientists and engineers from both continents, on February 16 and 17, 2023 (JST).

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February 9th, 2023

On February 6 2023, TMT had the pleasure to welcome Ambassador Sripriya Ranganathan, the Indian Deputy Chief of Mission in Washington DC to its Project Office and technical lab. in California. During her visit, she met with Bob Kirshner, Executive Director of TIO, and several TMT scientists to discuss the important scientific and technological cooperation between TMT partners in India and the United States.

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January 13th, 2023

The US-ELTP group picture in the Seattle Convention Center for AAS 241 in Seattle, Washington.

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September 12th, 2022

TMT staff gave an astronomy presentation and a tour of ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center for students visiting from County of Hawai’i sister city Nago, in Japan. They visited Hawai’i Island through their Study Abroad Program. Our colleague Yuko Kakazu, Education and Outreach Scientist at Subaru Telescope and Thirty Meter Telescope, who is also from Okinawa, gave them an overview of Maunakea, local observatories, and programs connecting indigenous knowledge with new astronomical discoveries.

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July 28th, 2022

TMT was in Montreal, Canada and attended the prestigious SPIE Conference that brings together Astronomy, Technology and Engineering experts from all over the world. Picture of the TMT team representatives at our booth in the Exhibition Hall where TMT's latest technologies and instrumentation were presented.

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May 2nd, 2022

TMT volunteers participated in the outreach event, offering activities on exoplanets, telescopic observations and even a virtual reality journey through the planned TMT observatory.

January 19th, 2022

From left: India-TMT Coordination Center (ITCC) engineers Alikhan Basheer and S. Sriram; Coherent expediter Scott Kelly; Glen Cole (TMT); Coherent engineer and management Lou Marchetti and Michael Orr in front of the loading truck prepared to leave for TMT’s warehouse.

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