8/5/2016 Latest elements of the bogies of the first LST telescop of CTA, produced at CIEMAT,  have been shipped to IFAE in Barcelona, closing one important milestone of the LST production.

8/1/2016 35 front-ent electronics modules delivered by ICRR in Tokyo have been received at CIEMAT 1st of August. These modules will be used to test the mechanics and electronics for the camera of the first Large Size Telescope under production at CIEMAT. The test will take place during September, with the collaboration of personnel of ICRR (Tokyo), IFAE (Barcelona) and UCM (Madrid) and the coordination of CIEMAT.

7/29/2016 The group of CIEMAT participated in the biannual meeting of the LST working group of CTA in La Palma island from July 25th to 29th. The latest status of the developments and production procedures carried out by CIEMAT was reported to the collaboration.


5/1/2016 In April 2016 the Secretary of State for R&D (Carmen Vela) together with the Deputy Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Japanese Technology (Tsutomu Tomioka) chaired the signing of the agreement for the installation and operation of the four Cherenkov telescopes at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the island of La Palma. The construction plan of these four telescopes has been endorsed by the CTA collaboration at the last meeting in Kashiwa (Tokyo) on 19 and 20 May. The construction of the infrastructure for the first telescope in La Palma has been started.

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