Tag Archives: Campaign 2015

A point road mid-term

This week, the scientific team present at La Moutiere was composed of Denis, Antoine, Arun, Charlotte, Jerome and Waldron. Access finally cleared, the team was able to resume experiments at good pace. Jordi was stuck far from the project after his car has been shortened at the rear by a truck without brakes... In the…
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Wassila arrives in France

Waldron is back in Nice since yesterday and for a few days before quickly joining the team in place in the Valley of La Moutiere. Its backing will be a breath of fresh air after the bad weather that totally stopped the work these days!
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Weather alert on La Moutiere

Following these last two days, type alpine monsoon rains, the track leading of the lodging of the Bayasse to the Valley of the Moutiere is closed in several places by torrents of mud and stones. Unable to ascend by car. A first obstacle blocking the road at the level of the Ford, another at the…
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An article about the Hypertelescope in First Light Mag n°5

A big and beautiful 16 pages article about the work in progress in the French Alps since 2011 and still this summer is to see in the last issue of First Light Mag released last month. The principe of Hypertelescope is related and you can see pictures of Antoine Labeyrie and Paul Nuñez at work…
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Fresh news of the summits

Moutiere in recent weeks, everything has suggested very quickly. Today, the cables are stowed. The basket wires are connected. The bungee loops installed on a test with the tipi set-up behave well in time and give good hopes for mounting. Remains to protect them from ultraviolet rays. Everything is ready for implementation of the carrycot,…
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Are you free this summer?

This summer, you can participate in the experience of the Hypertelescope at the vallon de La Moutiere near Barcelonnette. We are looking for volunteers to come spend a week with us on the following dates: 30 August-05 September and from 06 September to 13 September We will also need assistance for the dismantling of the…
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First tests basket 2015

The new gondola designed by Antoine Labeyrie is in testing at Calern, suspended in a sinkhole behind the GI2T. We are approaching a stability to the millimeter precision! This will facilitate greatly the manipulations on the La Moutiere site. Jean-Paul Rochaix departed Friday and it will be for Calern July 2, to begin relocating equipment…
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