Press Releases

CTA Headquarters and Science Data Management Centre Sites Selected

Download full release: 2 MB / PDF On 13 June 2016, the governing body of the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory gGmbH (CTAO gGmbH), the CTA Council, selected Bologna as the [...]

CTA Prototype Telescope Achieves First Light

Download full release: 1 MB / PDF On 26 November 2015, a prototype telescope proposed for the Cherenkov Telescope Array, the Gamma-ray Cherenkov Telescope (GCTFigure1), recorded CTA’s first ever Cherenkov [...]

Paranal and La Palma Sites Chosen for Final Negotiations to Host World’s Largest Array of Gamma-Ray Telescopes

Download full release: 2 MB / PDF On 15 and 16 July 2015, the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) Resource Board decided to enter into detailed contract negotiations for hosting CTA [...]

Start of Negotiations for CTA North

Download full release: 2 MB / PDF On 26 March 2015, the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) Resource Board, composed of representatives of ministries and funding agencies, met in Heidelberg to [...]

Site Negotiations for Cherenkov Telescope Array Started

Download full release: 2 MB / PDF On 10 April 2014, the 12 country delegates mandated by their governments to decide about the start of site negotiations for CTA met [...]