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Images from Groundbreaking Ceremony


The Giant Magellan Telescope Groundbreaking Ceremony took place on November 11, 2015 at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. Distinguished guests participating in the ceremony were the President of Chile Michelle Bachelet, the US Ambassador to Chile Michael Hammer, the President of the University of Chile Ennio Vivaldi, Chair of the GMTO Board Taft Armandroff, and television personality Mario Kreutzberger (aka Don Francisco).

The press release can be found on our website, along with a list of the worldwide media articles about the event.

Images from the event can be found on our Groundbreaking event page.