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15 February 2009

Mexican Scientists Propose Converting 50 Meters Telescopr to Radar Observatory

Representatives from Mexico are having a press briefing during meetings of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS) to discuss transitioning Mexico's Large Millitmeter Telescipe (LMT) 50 meter dish into a radio telescope. Here are more details (if you are in Vienna):

Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations
The Large Millimeter Telescope-Tracking and Characterizing Near Earth Objects
Tuesday, 17 February 2009, 10:00, Press Briefing Room, Vienna International Center, Room C03,
Presented by Dr. Alfsonso Serrano, Coordinator General, LMT Project

Link: Mexico LMT Site

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