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ALMA Adventure--Video Clips From the Radio Telescope's Inauguration in Chile's Atacama Desert

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Mat Kaplan traveled to Chile's Atacama Desert for the inauguration of ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter submillimeter Array. Here's the video that complements his coverage on Planetary Radio.  Watch the giant dishes do their cosmic dance!  Feel the wind at 16,500 feet/5,000 meters!  See the custom-built, 28-wheel transporter pull a 110-ton dish onto its back!  Hear ISS astronauts congratulate the international ALMA team!  You can also enjoy great still images of ALMA and the rest of Mat's trip to Chile.

Mat Kaplan at the ALMA High Site
Mat Kaplan at the ALMA High Site