Records of the NRAO > Photographs Series > ALMA/MMA Unit

Collection Items

Contract Signing, ALMA Production Antennas, 2005
Description: In the AUI offices in Washington, DC, participants celebrate the 11 July 2005 signing with Vertex of the contract for 25 ALMA production antennas. Left to right: Adrian Russell (just partly visible), Bob Dickman (then at NSF), Brian Schrader…
Start Date: 2005-07-11

ALMA Site Testing, 1999
Description: As part of ALMA site testing, weather balloons, or radiosondes, were launched to measure the vertical profiles of temperature, pressure, and humidity. Balloons were launched about 1 km west of the present location of the ALMA AOS building, and the…
Start Date: 1999-11

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Tipper building, Springerville AZ
Start Date: 1990

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: This photo from early 1992, was taken at the proposed center of the MMA site in the Magdalena Mountains, now the site of the Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer, looking north toward the South Baldy summit. Visiting observer Don Backer with…
Start Date: 1992

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site, west side of meadows, rotation ESE to E to N, slide #5
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site, west side of meadows, rotation ESE to E to N, slide #4
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site, west side of meadows, rotation ESE to E to N, slide #3
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site, west side of meadows, rotation ESE to E to N, slide #2
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site, west side of meadows, rotation ESE to E to N, slide #1
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site rotation, E to N to W, slide #5
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site rotation, E to N to W, slide #4
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site rotation, E to N to W, slide #3
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site rotation, E to N to W, slide #2
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site rotation, E to N to W, slide #1
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site rotation, N to W, slide #4
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site rotation, N to W, slide #3
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site rotation, N to W, slide #2
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Alpine AZ Site
Description: Alpine AZ MMA site rotation, N to W, slide #1
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: Frazer Owen unlocking gate, South Baldy, NM; Cam Wade watching
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: South Baldy NM
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: South Baldy NM
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: Driving towards South Baldy NM MMA site
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: Driving towards South Baldy NM MMA site
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: Driving towards South Baldy NM MMA site
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: Driving towards South Baldy NM MMA site
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: South Baldy peak
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains. Cam Wade in foreground.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: Tipper at MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: Tipper at MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: Test equipment at MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: From MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA South Baldy NM Site
Description: MMA South Baldy site in the Magdalena Mountains.
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Springerville AZ MMA site in proposal rotation, E to S to W, slide #4
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Springerville AZ MMA site in proposal rotation, E to S to W, slide #3
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Springerville AZ MMA site in proposal rotation, E to S to W, slide #2
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Springerville AZ MMA site in proposal rotation, E to S to W, slide #1
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Tipper, Springerville AZ
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Tipper building, Springerville AZ
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Springerville AZ MMA site rotation, E to S to W slide #5
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Springerville AZ MMA site rotation, E to S to W slide #4
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Springerville AZ MMA site rotation, E to S to W slide #3
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Springerville AZ MMA site rotation, E to S to W slide #2
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Springerville AZ MMA site rotation, E to S to W slide #1
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Tipper building, Springerville AZ
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA Springerville AZ Site
Description: Springerville AZ tipper site
Start Date: 1990-12

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Llama. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Future ALMA site on Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Future ALMA site on Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Future ALMA site on Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Future ALMA site on Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Looking south across the Chajnantor Plateau from Cerro Toco. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Peter Napier, at the top of Cerro Chajnantor
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: L-r: Simon Radford and Peter Napier, at the top of Cerro Chajnantor
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: L-r: Simon Radford, Angel Otarola, Frazer Owen, and Peter Napier, at a possible site for the Millimeter Array on the Chajnantor Plateau in Chile
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: In late October and early November 1994, Peter Napier (standing), Angel Otarola (back to camera), Frazer Owen (wool hat), and Simon Radford (taking the photo) visited a possible site for the Millimeter Array on the Chilean Chajnantor plateau, the…
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: In late October and early November 1994, Peter Napier (standing), Frazer Owen, Angel Otarola, and Simon Radford (taking the photo) visited a possible site for the Millimeter Array on the Chilean Chajnantor plateau, the eventual site for ALMA. This…
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Recharging the battery for the radiometer from the truck. Solar panels (blue) on the ground and batteries in the cardboard box power a 225 GHz tipping radiometer, the gray box visible in the door of the tent.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: In late October and early November 1994, Peter Napier, Frazer Owen, Angel Otarola, and Simon Radford visited a possible site for the Millimeter Array on the Chilean Chajnantor plateau, the eventual site for ALMA. This photo shows Frazer Owen working…
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: In late October and early November 1994, Peter Napier, Frazer Owen, Angel Otarola, and Simon Radford visited a possible site for the Millimeter Array on the Chilean Chajnantor plateau, the eventual site for ALMA. This photo shows Frazer Owen working…
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: In late October and early November 1994, Peter Napier, Frazer Owen, Angel Otarola, and Simon Radford visited a possible site for the Millimeter Array on the Chilean Chajnantor plateau, the eventual site for ALMA. This photo shows (clockwise) Peter…
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: From the top of Cerro Chajnantor
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: From the top of Cerro Chajnantor
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: From the top of Cerro Chajnantor
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: From the top of Cerro Chajnantor
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: From the top of Cerro Chajnantor
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: From the top of Cerro Chajnantor
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: From the top of Cerro Chajnantor
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: From the top of Cerro Chajnantor
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau. Photo was taken in either November 1994 or May 1995.
Start Date: 1994-11

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Digging trench for the cable attaching the two dishes in the seeing interferometer.
Start Date: 1995-04

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Installation of the NRAO container near the present location of the ALMA AOS building.
Start Date: 1995-04

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Installation of the NRAO container near the present location of the ALMA AOS building.
Start Date: 1995-04

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Tipper
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Panorama of the future ALMA site.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: L-r: Bill Shillue, X, Angel Otarola, X, X, and Simon Radford by the NRAO container on the Chajnantor Plateau (5000 m). Members of the Chilean police (carabineros) from the San Pedro post were invited for a goodwill visit.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: L-r: Bill Shillue, Angel Otarola, and Simon Radford at 5500 m on Cerro Sairecabur with Volcan Licancabur (5900 m) in the background.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Part of the small interferometer built to assess observing conditions.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: NRAO container in the distance. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: NRAO container in the distance. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Electronics for small interferometer built to assess observing conditions.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: NRAO container. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building. Pole on the left holds a windmill, the center pole holds an anemometer. An antenna of the small interferometer is in the distance.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: NRAO container. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building. An antenna of the small interferometer is in the distance.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Part of the small interferometer built to assess observing conditions.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: NRAO container. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building. Pole on the left holds a windmill, the center pole holds an anemometer. An antenna of the small interferometer is in the distance.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: NRAO container. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: NRAO container. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: NRAO container. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Darwin's (lesser) rhea, Rhea tarapacensis, with chick
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Near the NRAO container. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building. Antennas are part of a small linterferometer built to assess observing conditions.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Near the NRAO container. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Chajnantor plateau
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Near the NRAO container. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Near the NRAO container. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Near the NRAO container. The container was installed in April 1995 near the present location of the ALMA AOS building.
Start Date: 1995-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: Tipper on NRAO container at MMA/ALMA test area on Chajnantor Plain
Start Date: 1998-05

MMA/ALMA Site on Chajnantor Plateau, Chile
Description: José Maza (U. Chile) and Bob Brown (NRAO) in front of NRAO container at MMA/ALMA test area on Chajnantor Plain
Start Date: 1998-05

ALMA Antennas
Description: Artist's conception of the Antennas for the Atacama Large Millimeter Array.

ALMA AOS Technical Building
Description: The Technical Building at the Array Operations Site (elev. 16000 ft) houses the electronics which combine the signals from the antennas, including the Correlator under construction at NRAO-Charlottesville. The vehicle which transports the antennas…

ALMA Array
Description: Artist's conception of the ALMA antennas in a compact array.

ALMA Array at Sunset 2
Description: The Atacama Large Millimeter Array, or ALMA, is an international collaboration to develop a world-class telescope composed of a group of 64 radio-telescope antennas that will work together to study the universe from a site in the foothills of Chile's…

ALMA Configuration 1
Description: The Atacama Large Millimeter Array, or ALMA, is an international collaboration to develop a world-class telescope composed of a group of 64 radio-telescope antennas that will work together to study the universe from a site in the foothills of Chile's…

ALMA OSF Camp
Description: The ALMA Camp is being extended. The initial grading is being performed in this view.

ALMA OSF Camp
Description: ALMA personnel live at the ALMA Camp at the Operations Support Facility (OSF) (elev 9000 ft).

ALMA OSF Contractor's Camp
Description: Personnel associated with ALMA Contractors live in another area at the OSF. Shown is the region where personnel associated with the antenna vendors live.

ALMA Prototype
Description: The Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) VertexRSI test antenna constructed at the site of the Very Large Array near Socorro, NM.

ALMA Site
Description: ALMA site at Chajnantor showing 8 antennas.

ALMA Site
Description: This is a view from the ALMA high site at 5000 meters elevation. The view looks north towards Cerro Toco, an extinct stratovolcano that is part of a larger volcanic system called the Purico Complex. The complex last erupted 1.3 million years ago. …

ALMA Telescopes
Description: The first 7-meter ALMA telescope driven through the array of 12-meter telescopes at the ALMA high site.

ALMA Telescopes
Description: Milky Way Over a 7-meter ALMA Telescope

ALMA Telescopes
Description: Nineteen ALMA antennas on the Chajnantor plateau

ALMA Telescopes
Description: Eight antennas at the 5000m Array Operations Site AOS on 29 September. left to right: antennas DV08, DV03, DV04, DV07, DV02, DV05, DV06, PM02. DV denotes a Vertex antenna; PM denotes a Mistubishi antenna.

ALMA Test Facility
Description: The ALMA Test Facility at the VLA site before dawn, lit by moonlight.

ALMA Vertex Antenna
Description: Just outside the Site Erection Facility Building, the assembled first Vertex antenna is being readied for testing. In the foreground, a new antenna foundation is being constructed.

ALMA VertexRSI Antenna
Description: The Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) VertexRSI test antenna constructed at the site of the Very Large Array near Socorro, NM.

Front End Service Vehicles
Description: After its month-long journey from Taiwan, the first of two Front End Service Vehicles FESV is being tested at the ALMA Operations Support Facility in Chile. In this photo, the FESV cabin has raised to service the interior of a North American ALMA…

ALMA Site, November 1994
Description: View south from Cerro Chajnantor, Chile, of ALMA site.
Start Date: 1994-11-00

ALMA Site - Volcan Juriques, May 1995
Description: Vicuna silhouetted against Volcan Juriques, Chile.
Start Date: 1995-05-00

ALMA, May 1995
Description: Moonrise over ALMA test equipment near Cerro Chajnantor, Chile. Part of the small interferometer built to assess observing conditions, with NRAO container in the distance.
Start Date: 1995-05-00

ALMA Artist's Concept, January 2007
Start Date: 2007-01-00

ALMA Artist's Concept, January 2007
Start Date: 2007-01-00

ALMA Vertex Antenna, 16 October 2007
Description: The assembly of the second Vertex antenna in the Site Erection Facility building on 2007 October 16. Antennas are assembled at the 9000 foot elevation of the Operations Support Facility (OSF). The mount structure has been placed vertically, and the…
Start Date: 2007-10-16

ALMA Telescopes, 14 July 2010
Description: Five antennas at the 5000m Array Operations Site on 14 July 2010. The Technical Building right, background houses the correlator and other array electronics. Credit: Al Wootten, ALMA/ESO/NAOJ/NRAO.
Start Date: 2010-07-14

13 ALMA Telescopes, 2011
Description: 13 ALMA antennas on the Chajnantor plateau in northern Chile.
Start Date: 2011-00-00

14 ALMA Telescopes, 2011
Description: 14 ALMA antennas on the Chajnantor plateau in northern Chile.
Start Date: 2011-00-00

22 ALMA Telescopes, 2011
Description: Twenty-two ALMA antennas on the Chajnantor plateau.
Start Date: 2011-00-00

ALMA Site 01, 24 March 2011
Description: ALMA 12-meter antennas at the Array Operation Site AOS at 16,500 ft. 5,000 meter altitude.
Start Date: 2011-03-24

ALMA Site 02, 24 March 2011
Description: ALMA 12-meter antennas at the Array Operation Site AOS at 16,500 ft. 5,000 meter altitude.
Start Date: 2011-03-24

ALMA Site 03, 24 March 2011
Description: ALMA 12-meter antennas at the Array Operation Site AOS at 16,500 ft. 5,000 meter altitude.
Start Date: 2011-03-24

ALMA Site 04, 24 March 2011
Description: ALMA 12-meter antennas at the Array Operation Site AOS at 16,500 ft. 5,000 meter altitude.
Start Date: 2011-03-24

ALMA Site 05, 24 March 2011
Description: The ALMA Array Operation Site AOS Technical Building at 16,500 ft. 5,000 meter altitude, with ALMA 12-meter antennas in the background.
Start Date: 2011-03-24

ALMA Site 06, 24 March 2011
Description: ALMA 12-meter antennas at the Array Operation Site AOS at 16,500 ft. 5,000 meter altitude.
Start Date: 2011-03-24

ALMA Site 07, 24 March 2011
Description: The ALMA Operation Support Facility OSF at 9,000 ft. 3,000 meter altitude. In the foreground is the European ALCATEL antenna assembly area.
Start Date: 2011-03-24

ALMA Site 08, 24 March 2011
Description: The ALMA Operation Support Facility OSF at 9,000 ft. 3,000 meter altitude.
Start Date: 2011-03-24

Atacama, June 1996
Description: Naomasa Nakai (standing left) and Seiichi Sakamoto (standing right) with two unidentified people working on assembling the sensor connections in the Japanese weather station cabinet at Pampa La Bola.
Start Date: 1996-06

Atacama, June 1996
Description: ALMA high site. l-r: Paul Ho, Fred Lo, Miller Goss.
Start Date: 1996-06

Atacama, June 1996
Description: ALMA high site. l-r: Darrel Emerson, Masato Ishiguro
Start Date: 1996-06

ALMA, 2015
Start Date: 2015

ALMA OSF Site, 1997
Description: Paul Vanden Bout, Geraldo Valladares and Bob Brown at the ALMA OSF site, 1997.
Start Date: 1997

ALMA VertexRSI Test Antenna
Description: The Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) VertexRSI test antenna constructed at the site of the Very Large Array near Socorro, NM.

ALMA Array Operations Site Technical Building
Description: Artist's concept

ALMA, artist's conception
Description: Artist's conception of the antennas for the Atacama Large Millimeter Array.

ALMA Site
Description: View south from Cerro Chajnantor, Chile, of ALMA site

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