GMT-ASM unit
The AdOptica consortium made by ADS and Microgate has started the final design activty of the GMT Adaptive Secondary Mirrors. 
E-ELT M4Unit
The final design and construction activity of the E-ELT M4 deformable mirror has started on 8-July, after the signature of the contract by the AdOptica consortium made by ADS and Microgate (see ESO announcement).
E-ELT M4Unit Demonstration Prototype
Testing of the advanced Demonstration Prototype of E-ELT M4 deformable mirror has been completed by the AdOptica consortium made by ADS and Microgate (photo credits: Sandro Rizzetto).
LATT - Large Aperture (space) Telescope Technology
ADS in a team with CGSMicrogateINAF and INO has delivered a 400mm 19 actuators optical breadboard to demonstrate their technology for deformable (active) mirror system for a space application. The prototype successfully completed functional and environmental tests: thermal, vacuum and launch load cases.
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