ALMA Transporter Contract Signature

Two weeks after awarding its largest-ever contract for the procurement of antennas for the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) project, ESO signed a contract with Scheuerle Fahrzeugfabrik GmbH. The company is a world leader in the design and production of custom-built, heavy-duty transporters, and will provide the two antenna transporting vehicles that are of crucial importance for ALMA. Pictured, from left to right: Mr Thomas Riek, Vice-President of Scheuerle GmbH; Dr Catherine Cesarsky, ESO Director General; and Mr Hans-Jörg Habernegg, President of Scheuerle GmbH.

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Id:eso0543b
Type:Photographic
Release date:22 December 2005
Related releases:eso0543
Size:4368 x 2640 px

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Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - People and Events
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