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Installation of TMT mirror segment prototype on the MSIT facility at TMT technical lab in California

This time-lapse video, recorded on February 11, 2020, shows the painstaking process of integrating a primary mirror segment into the TMT Multi-Segment Integration & Test (MSIT) facility. It shows the integration of the seventh and final segment.

Video credit: TMT international Observatory / Saeko S. Hayashi  

Installation of TMT mirror segment prototype on the MSIT facility at TMT technical lab in California

This time-lapse video, recorded on February 11, 2020, shows the painstaking process of integrating a primary mirror segment into the TMT Multi-Segment Integration & Test (MSIT) facility. It shows the integration of the seventh and final segment.

Video credit: TMT international Observatory / Saeko S. Hayashi