ESO signs largest ever ground-based astronomy contract for E-ELT dome and telescope structure

At a ceremony in Garching bei München, Germany on 25 May 2016, ESO signed the contract with the ACe Consortium, consisting of Astaldi, Cimolai and the nominated sub-contractor EIE Group for the dome and telescope structure of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). This is the largest contract ever awarded by ESO and the largest ever contract in ground-based astronomy. At this occasion the construction design of the E-ELT was unveiled.

In this picture Paolo Astaldi, Chairman of Astaldi (left) and Luigi Cimolai, President of Cimolai (right) sign the contract with ESO’s Director General, Tim de Zeeuw (centre).

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Date de publication:25 mai 2016 15:00
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