Giant Magellan Telescope (GMTO)www.gmto.org
The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) Project is a collaboration of major US and international educational and research institutions constructing a next-generation extremely large optical/infrared telescope for scientific astronomical research. GMT will have a segmented primary mirror 25 meters in diameter, 2.5 times larger than any current generation optical/IR telescope. The telescope is being designed with adaptive optics and an advanced suite of instruments to support a diverse program of key scientific investigations. The telescope will be located at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile.