TMT Primary Segment Assembly rendering including the hexagonal segment, the segment support assembly and the fixed frame attached to part of the mirror cell in the lower portion of the figure.
In December 2018, India TMT signed a contract with L&T Company for the production of the Segment Support Assemblies, a major component of TMT’s main mirror hardware.
TMT and L&T team participated in a kick-off meeting on 30 January 2019 to produce TMT Mirror Segment Support Assemblies.
Attendants of “Broadening Participation in Future Telescopes” workshop on December 17, 2018, at the TMT Project Office in Pasadena, CA.
Group of TECI graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and early-career professionals from partners in the Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory visiting TMT Lab on 6 December 2018 during the annual TECI workshop. The workshop is designed to support international collaboration among the TMT partners including Caltech, Canada, China, India, Japan, and University of California. A full week program to build community among TMT future users and leaders, and connect them to current TMT leaders.
On Saturday 03 November, TMT provided an interactive activity to Hawaii Girl Scouts at The Pearl Harbor Pacific Aviation Museum during the Girl Scouts STEM Fest 2018. The girls had a great time building telescopes and learning about our solar system and beyond.