ALMA’s Operations Support Facility will open its doors to the public for the first time on 29 March 2015, offering members of the public a rare opportunity to experience what everyday life is like for those working on one of the most advanced pieces of scientific equipment in the world.
Serving as a center of operations, the ALMA Operations Support Facility is located 28 kilometers from the telescope array itself and accommodates up to 500 workers, including contractors, maintenance staff and astronomers.
Visits to the Operations Support Facility are now possible on Saturday and Sunday mornings, with a bus service running from San Pedro de Atacama.
Reservations are mandatory. More information and booking information can be found on the following page.
Public Visits to ALMA / Visitas Públicas a ALMA