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March

The annual LSST Joint Technical Meeting (JTM) took place in Glendale, CA this week, with 174 in attendance, the largest number of participants yet.  This gave the team a chance to review accomplishments and, more importantly, work face-to-face across the distributed project on current challenges.  

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LSST Project Office
August
LSST team members meet in Tucson for LSST2016 August 15 – 19, 2016.
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E. Acosta / LSST Project Office
February

The 2016 LSST Joint Technical Meeting took place the week of February 22nd in Santa Cruz, CA, bringing 150 members of the project team together for three days of lively discussion and productive work.

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E. Acosta / LSST Project Office
November
Happy engineers at last week's Society of Women Engineers SWE 2015 conference in Nashville. LSST Optics Engineer Constanza Araujo (back row, 4th from left) joined colleagues from Gemini Observatory, the Space Telescope Science Institute, National Solar Observatory, Large Synoptic Solar Telescope, Thirty Meter Telescope, Giant Magellan Telescope, and European Southern Observatory for a week of technical presentations and professional development. Exciting STEM careers in astronomy exist at all these observatories including lsst.org/hiring.
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LSST Project Office
October

Data Management Team Boot Camp, October 5-7, 2015, took place at three locations simultaneously. Tucson Project Office: A. Abate (UA), F. Economou (LSST), J. Sick (LSST), R. Owen (UW),  J M. Peterson (LSST), D. Nidever (LSST), A. Fausti (LSST), T. Jenness (LSST); Princeton: H-F Chiang (NCSA), V. Kasliwal (University of Pennsylvania & Princeton), J. Swinbank (Princeton), J. Garmilla (Princeton), L. MacArthur (Princeton), M.Fisher-Levine (BNL): University of Washington: D. Reiss (UW), Y. AlSayyad (UW), I. Sullivan (UW), B. Abel (UW), N. Pease (SLAC), C. Slater (UW)

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LSST
August
More than 220 project team members and scientists attended the LSST2015 Workshop in Bremerton, WA
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R. Sparks / LSST Project Office
August
More than 230 project, science collaboration, and international affiliate members attended the LSST2014 Workshop in Phoenix, AZ.
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E. Acosta / LSST Project Office
June
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LSST Project Office
April
Members of the LSST SAC attending the April 7th meeting. Click for larger image and names of SAC members.
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Karen Fedida / Princeton University
December
A group photo from LSST Final Design Review held in December 2013.
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LSST Project Office
August
Members of the LSST Project Team meet for a Joint Technical Meeting, August 2013.
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LSST Project Office
August
More than 260 project, science collaboration, and international affiliate members attended the 2012 LSST All Hands Meeting.
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LSST Project Office
April
LSST Board Members stand on the recently leveled Cerro Pachón summit during the April 2011 meeting in La Serena, Chile.
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LSST
January
Members of the LSST project and science collaborations met at the University of Washington to access newly available test data and discuss user interfaces for operations.
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LSST Project Office
January
LSST donor Charles Simonyi stopped by the LSST exhibit at the January 2011 meeting of the American Astronomical Society. Pictured (L-R): S. Hutchison, T. Tyson, S. Jacoby, D. Sweeney, C. Claver, C. Simonyi, V. Krabbendam, Z. Ivezic.
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LSST Project Office

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Financial support for Rubin Observatory comes from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Cooperative Agreement No. 1258333, the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science under Contract No. DE-AC02-76SF00515, and private funding raised by the LSST Corporation. The NSF-funded Rubin Observatory Project Office for construction was established as an operating center under management of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA).  The DOE-funded effort to build the Rubin Observatory LSST Camera (LSSTCam) is managed by the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 to promote the progress of science. NSF supports basic research and people to create knowledge that transforms the future.
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