The Giant Magellan Telescope test cell within the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab at the University of Arizona, where it is being outfitted with mirror supports and actuators built, tested and assembled at Texas A&M University. (Credit: Steve West / Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab, University of Arizona.)

Major NSF Grant Accelerates Development of Giant Magellan Telescope

Story Courtesy of the GMTO Corporation

Sep 16, 2020
"We are honored to receive our first NSF grant. It is a giant step toward realizing the GMT’s scientific goals and the profound impact the GMT will have on the future of human knowledge."
Dr. Robert N. Shelton, GMTO President