August 13, 2014 – The LSST Telescope Mount Assembly (TMA) contract has been signed by AURA and vendor GHESA Ingeniería y Tecnología, S.A (in consortium with ASTURFEITO, S.A.). The official signing took place in Spain between AURA President William Smith (right) and GHESA Union Temporal de Empresas Manager Luis Garcia Marchena (left) and witnessed by Spanish notary Jose Maria Garcia Pedraza.
GHESA, a state-of-the-art technological equipment manufacturer, is one of the largest engineering firms in Europe with technological and management capacity for development of varied, complex international projects. Asturfeito is a Spanish industrial group founded in 1989 as a manufacturing shop offering services in the fabrication, installation, and commissioning of large scientific structures with very accurate tolerance requirements.
The LSST TMA contract’s scope covers design, fabrication, testing and final commissioning.
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