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Thirty Meter Telescope update

First TMT Primary Mirror Segment Assembly built at Larsen & Toubro contractor, April 2022 - India-TMT, along with industry partner Larsen and Toubro (L&T) in Coimbatore, have successfully manufactured and assembled the first Segment Support Assembly for TMT production. Credit: TMT International Observatory / India TMT Coordination Center

The delayed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) is making some progress as the first primary mirror segment assembly was successfully manufactured, the project has a new executive director, and the State of Hawaii passed new legislation.

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Thirty Meter Telescope construction could be delayed until 2023

The Thirty Meter Telecope

This past weekend the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Advisory Committee (CATAC) updated its members on the status of the project. The news is not good as construction on the oft delayed project might now not start until 2023. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. …

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