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March 2017
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Request for Proposals for Telescope Mount Released
GMTO has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the final design and construction of the telescope's main structure ('the telescope mount'). MORE...

Robert N. Shelton Selected as President of Giant Magellan Telescope Organization
The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization (GMTO) today announced the appointment of physicist Robert N. Shelton, PhD, to the position of President, effective February 20, 2017. MORE...

Walter E. Massey and Taft Armandroff Selected to Lead Giant Magellan Telescope Board of Directors
Distinguished Scientists Elected to Guide Historic Project as Board Chair and Vice Chair MORE...

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“There’s a sense of community in this telescope project that I value very much. And that’s really the culture that started at Carnegie and with the Magellan project, and I think it has grown with GMT.”

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