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LSST M2 Substrate Received by Exelis

November 2014
LSST Telescope and Site Project Manager William Gressler and Exelis personnel pose with the LSST secondary mirror (M2) substrate in the vendor's receiving area.
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Financial support for LSST 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 LSST 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 LSST camera is managed by the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).
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