ALMA transporter moving a distant ALMA antenna

Lore, one of ALMA’s two tailor-made antenna transporters, made its first journey along the Pampa la Bola arm and relocated an antenna to a distant pad. Engineers had to design vehicles rugged and durable enough to carry the antennas safely through the hostile desert environment.

Credit:

ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/E. Ormeño

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Id:ann14069c
Type:Photographic
Release date:24 September 2014, 15:00
Related announcements:ann14069
Size:2560 x 1448 px

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Name:ALMA transporters, Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:ALMA

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