LSST received its federal construction start in August of 2014. This website supports the LSST Project Office in its construction of the facility.
Steward Observatory is committed to excellence in the areas of environment, safety, and security (ES&S). This commitment is an essential part of our business. Creative and cost-effective ES&S solutions are necessary for our long-term success. Meeting this commitment is a responsibility shared by everyone, including contractors and third parties.
From any office or campus public phone: 911
From your cell phone: 911
Non Life-Threatening Emergencies:
UAPD (Police Department): 621-8273
Facilities Management: 621-3000
Radiation Control: 626-6850
Custodial Services: 621-7558
Parking and Transportation: 621-1108
High standards of ES&S performance shall be directed by the following principles:
Financial support for LSST comes from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Cooperative Agreement No. 1258333, the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science under Contract No. DE-AC02-76SF00515, and private funding raised by the LSST Corporation. The NSF-funded LSST Project Office for construction was established as an operating center under management of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA). The DOE-funded effort to build the LSST camera is managed by the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 to promote the progress of science. NSF supports basic research and people to create knowledge that transforms the future.
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