Past Event Overview

The SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation symposium aims to provide the astronomy technology community an environment which fosters new collaborations and partnerships. SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation 2006 brought together astronomy, technology, and engineering expertise from all over the world

  • 1700 Attendees
  • 1635 Presentations
  • 68 Exhibitors

Final program PDF

Conferences and Program Tracks

  • Space Telescope Systems
  • Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes and Instrumentation
  • Stellar Interferometry
  • Observatory Operations
  • Advances in Adaptive Optics
  • Information Technologies
  • Technology Advancements
  • Detector Advancements
  • Telescopes and Systems
  • Technology Advancements

Symposium Chairs

Colin Cunningham,
UK Astronomy Technology Ctr.

Jacobus Oschmann
Ball Aerospace & Technologies

Symposium Co-Chairs

Mark Clampin
Nasa Goddard Space Flight Center

Alan F.M. Moorwood
European Southern Observatory