Construction of the ASTRI MINI-ARRAY, Precursor of the CTA-South, will start

The mirrors of the 9 double-mirror small size telescopes (SST 2M) are already under construction by Media Lario Technologies. The first of the 3 telescope sturctures funded by the FAPESP Thematic Project developed at IAG-USP (2013/10559-5) (, will be manufactured by the GEC consortium in the next few months and soon after will be deployed at the South site of CTA in Paranal, Chile.