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23 June 2006 VISTA: project status
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VISTA is a 4-m wide field survey telescope with a near infra-red camera and a demanding f/1 primary design now well into its manufacturing phase. We contracted out major items, and generated a coordinated approach to the management of engineering budgets through systems engineering, risks through risk management, and safety through the generation of safety cases. Control of the interfaces and science requirements has been maintained and developed through the current phase. The project is developing the commissioning plan to deliver an effective and safe facility. The current status of VISTA is presented as we move towards the on site integration phase.
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Alistair M. McPherson, Andrew Born, Will Sutherland, Jim Emerson, Bryan Little, Paul Jeffers, Malcolm Stewart, John Murray, and Kim Ward "VISTA: project status", Proc. SPIE 6267, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes, 626707 (23 June 2006); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.671352
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