International Space Station Astronauts Congratulate ALMA Partners

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), was inaugurated at an official ceremony on 13 March 2013. This event marked the completion of all the major systems of the giant telescope and the formal transition from a construction project to a fully fledged observatory. ALMA is a partnership between Europe, North America and East Asia in cooperation with the Republic of Chile.

This video shows International Space Station astronauts congratulating the ALMA Partners on the occasion of its inauguration. If you are interested in reading more about this historical event in astronomy, check the ESO press release eso1312.



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Release date:13 March 2013, 18:00
Related releases:eso1312
Duration:01 m 38 s

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