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May
The Calypso mount is lowered from its platform onto flatbed truck.
Credit: 
LSST / Gary Poczulp
May
A view of the horizon is seen from Calypso's observing platform.
Credit: 
LSST / Gary Poczulp
May
A 5-axle crane is backed down narrow road to the Calypso site.
Credit: 
LSST / Bill Schoening
May
Calypso is removed from its mount in preparation for transport to NOAO in Tucson.
Credit: 
LSST / Gary Poczulp
May
Calypso being loaded onto truck for transport
Credit: 
LSST / Bill Schoening
May
Calypso leaving Kitt Peak on a truck on its way to NOAO in Tucson.
Credit: 
LSST / Gary Poczulp
May
Calypso in the high bay at NOAO
Credit: 
LSST / Bill Schoening
May
Trucks and a crane prepare to ascend Kitt Peak to pack up Calypso.
Credit: 
LSST / Bill Schoening
May
The crane lowers Calypso onto a flatbed truck.
Credit: 
LSST / Gary Poczulp
April
Two renderings combine to create this image of the LSST summit facility and Calypso, the small adjacent telescope which will be used to monitor the atmosphere.
Credit: 
LSST Project Office
April
Site leveling activities took place on the El Peñón summit of Cerro Pachón in preparation for the LSST. This image shows blast number 20 in April 2011.
Credit: 
C. Claver, NOAO / LSST
March
A photograph and a rendering mix, showing a view of the LSST facility from the road leading up to the site at night.
Credit: 
LSST Project Office
March
A photograph and a baseline design rendering mix, showing a view of the exterior building from the road leading up to the site.
Credit: 
LSST Project Office
March
A combination of two renderings, showing the LSST Facility on the El Peñón summit.
Credit: 
LSST Project Office
March
A photograph and a rendering mix of the exterior of the building showing the dome open and road leading away from the site.
Credit: 
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.
NSF and DOE will continue to support Rubin Observatory in its Operations phase. They will also provide support for scientific research with LSST data.   




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