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The Keck Foundation donates $1.5 Million to support development of the LSST Focal Plane Array.

The Keck Foundation donates $1.5 Million to support development of the LSST Focal Plane Array.

Monday, July 16, 2007

The amount has been doubled to $3M thanks to a matching grant from the TABASGO Foundation.

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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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