Agreement signed for E-ELT MAORY adaptive optics system
At a ceremony held at ESO Headquarters in Garching bei München, Germany, on 10 December 2015 an agreement was signed between ESO and an international consortium for the design and construction of the MAORY adaptive optics system for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT).
The agreement was signed by Nicolò D'Amico, President of the Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF, Italy), on behalf of the consortium, and Tim de Zeeuw, ESO Director General.
Standing in the back are seen (from left to right): Paolo Ciliegi (INAF Osservatorio Astrofisica di Bologna, MAORY Project manager), Emiliano Diolaiti (INAF Osservatorio Astrofisica di Bologna, MAORY Principle Investigator), Philipe Feautrier (Institue de Planetologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble, Technical Director), Suzanne Ramsay (ESO, Project Scientist), and Florian Kerber (ESO, Project Manager). In the front row (from left) is the Italian delegation led by Nicolò D'Amico, President of INAF, Tim de Zeeuw, ESO Director General, Roberto Tamai, E-ELT Programme Manager and Arnout Tromp (ESO Head of Contracts and Procurement).Credit:
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|Release date:||10 December 2015, 15:00|
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