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.
This artist’s rendering of the E-ELT is based on the detailed construction design for the telescope.Mynd/Myndskeið:
ESO/L. Calçada/ACe Consortium
|Útgáfudagur:||Maí 25, 2016, 15:00 CEST|
|Stærð:||5000 x 3535 px|
|Nafn:||Extremely Large Telescope|
|Tegund:||Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope|