by: Justine Hunter
 

The $6-million Raven TMT project has been a decade in the making. On a Tuesday afternoon in December, it was time to pack, ever so carefully, the delicate device to ship to its destination atop a mountain in Hawaii, where construction has started on what is to be the world’s most powerful telescope.

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Related Grants

date grant program term amount
Sep 2003 Thirty-Meter Telescope Project Science 22 months $17,500,000
Jul 2007 Thirty Meter Telescope Design Phase Completion Science 21 months $7,500,000
Dec 2003 Thirty Meter Telescope Science 18 months $17,500,000
Jul 2007 Thirty Meter Telescope Design Phase Completion Science 21 months $7,500,000
Dec 2011 Thirty Meter Telescope Early Construction Phase Science 15 months $7,500,000
Nov 2012 Thirty Meter Telescope Early Construction Phase Science 13 months $7,500,000
Nov 2013 Thirty Meter Telescope Early Construction Phase Science 12 months $8,250,000
Sep 2010 Thirty Meter Telescope Early Construction Phase Science 15 months $7,500,000
Oct 2008 Thirty Meter Telescope Early Construction Phase Science 24 months $15,000,000
Dec 2011 Thirty Meter Telescope Early Construction Phase Science 15 months $7,500,000
Nov 2013 Thirty Meter Telescope Early Construction Phase Science 12 months $8,250,000
Sep 2010 Thirty Meter Telescope Early Construction Phase Science 15 months $7,500,000

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