Thirty Meter Telescope Partners

The Thirty Meter Telescope is being designed and developed by the TMT International Observatory LLC (TIO).

The TIO is a non-profit international partnership between the

1. California Institute of Technology

2.  University of California

3. National Institutes of Natural Sciences of Japan

4.  National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

5.  Department of Science and Technology of India

6.  National Research Council (Canada).

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is a TIO Associate and major funding for TMT has been provided by the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation.

The TIO will also run the TMT operations once the telescope is completed.