AESOP is the fibre positioner unit for the 4MOST instrument planned for the 4-metre European Southern Observatories VISTA telescope in Chile. You can read more about the AESOP instrument on the project information page.
AESOP construction begins
In May 2017 the AAO team started building the AESOP spines and actuators.
Busy Week (NOVA, Netherlands)
Directly after FDR.
The AAO’s 4MOST/AEOSOP team passed with flying colours the Long Lead Item Final Design Review (LLI FDR) that took place at the AIP in Potsdam this week. The feedback received at the end of the review was “A very successful review for the AESOP team!”. Having reached and passed this significant milestone in the project,… Read More »4MOST/AESOP success!
Long lead items FDR (Potsdam, Germany)
All Hands meeting (Heidelberg, Germany)
Preliminary Design Review, (ESO HQ Garcing Germany)
|Gabriella Baker||Project Manager||AAO||gabriella.baker at aao.gov.au|
|Peter Gillingham||Project Scientist||AAO||peter.gillingham at aao.gov.au|
|Scott Smedley||Product Assurance Manager/Software Engineer||AAO||scott.smedley at aao.gov.au|
|Jurek Brzeski||Mechanical Engineer||AAO||jurek.brzeski at aao.gov.au|
|Lew Waller||Electronics Engineer||AAO||lew.waller at aao.gov.au|
|Sudharshan Venkatesan||Mechanical Engineer||AAO||sudharshan.venkatesan at aao.gov.au|
|Rebecca Brown||Optical Engineer||AAO||rebecca.brown at aao.gov.au|
|Tony Farrell||Software Engineer||AAO||tony.farrell at aao.gov.au|
|Sufyan Baker||Technical Specialist||Petra Engineering||sufyan.baker at petraengineering.net|