Signature ceremony with SCHOTT for ELT primary mirror segment blanks

The contracts to manufacture and polish the ELT primary mirror segments were signed on 30 May 2017 by ESO’s Director General, Tim de Zeeuw, and senior representatives of SCHOTT and Safran Reosca subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense, in the presence of key ESO staff members.

In this picture the first contract is being signed with SCHOTT. Tim de Zeeuw, ESO's Director General, appears in the centre, with Thomas Westerhoff, Director Strategic Marketing Zerodur for SCHOTT, to the left and Christoph Fark, Executive Vice President Advanced Optics of SCHOTT on the right.

Credit:

ESO/M. Zamani

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Id:eso1717b
Type:Photographic
Release date:30 May 2017, 16:00
Related releases:eso1717
Size:4864 x 3504 px

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Name:ESO Director General, Extremely Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology
Category:ELT
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