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TMT successfully passes a formal milestone review for the planning of its future operations
October 1st, 2021 Science & Astronomy

TMT recently achieved a major project milestone, with a review Board, mainly composed of external reviewers, concluding that its plans for Observatory Operations, Commissioning and Data-Management (OCDM) have reached sufficient maturity at this stage of the project design. Concretely, this positive preliminary review means that TMT’s operations...

Production of the TMT M1 mirrors ramps up at Coherent Inc.
September 8th, 2021 Engineering & Technology

The successful production of TMT polished glass-ceramic (M1 roundels) is ramping up according to plan.

TMT Hilo and friends volunteering at the Hawaii Food Basket
September 7th, 2021 Community Engagement

TMT's family and friends helping at the Hilo Food Basket.

TMTで働く人々:林左絵子インタビュー
August 30th, 2021 Associate Project Manager Blog

TMTのラビンダー・バーティア(Ravinder Bhatia)副プロジェクトマネジャーが国立天文台の林左絵子准教授をインタビューしました。英語版では2人が向かい合って話していますが、日本語版ではそのやりとりの内容に合わせて、林が話しています。いずれもパンデミック前の録画のため、特段の感染症対策を要しなかった時期のものです。

TMT Hilo office volunteers at several opportunities
August 13th, 2021 Community Engagement

Volunteering and working together is important at TMT. TMT would like to thank everyone for all the donations of activities and goodies for the keiki and families in need of help.

New Donations to the Friends of the Children's Justice Center of East Hawaii
August 10th, 2021 Community Engagement

Diana Bisel’s volunteer work for the Friends of the Children’s Justice Center East Hawaii (FCJCEastHawaii)

Hexing Glass for TMT
July 22nd, 2021 Associate Project Manager Blog

Last month, I talked with the India-TMT Optics team and one of their industrial partners, Optica. We discussed their work for TMT’s primary mirror, for which India is providing 84 of the 492 pieces of polished glass ceramic.

Meet the TMT Team - Interview with Saeko Hayashi
July 1st, 2021 Associate Project Manager Blog

Meet the team behind TMT - Associate Professor Saeko Hayashi

Update on TMT Primary Mirror Production in the Bay Area
June 23rd, 2021 Engineering & Technology

The production of TMT’s primary mirrors in North America is progressing very well. Several polished glass-ceramic roundels are currently in production at the Coherent manufacturing facilities; three were recently finished and shipped to the TMT storage facility in the Bay Area.

TMT Laser Guide Star Facility Passes Design Milestone
June 3rd, 2021 Engineering & Technology

The TMT Laser Guide Star Facility (LGSF) has successfully completed the first phase of its Preliminary Design Review (PDR1). The LGSF will be responsible for generating artificial laser guide stars that will be used with TMT’s Adaptive Optics (AO) systems, including NFIRAOS, the Observatory’s first-light AO facility.

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