DESY Hosts Thai Royalty at DESY-NARIT Cooperation Agreement Signing

On 18 November 2015, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand attended the signature ceremony of the DESY-NARIT (National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand) Cooperation Agreement on Astroparticle Physics at DESY Hamburg. A new Consortium member, NARIT intends to collaborate with CTA on mirror re-coating and array control, as well as provide 1-1.2 full-time employees from Thailand to work with DESY in Hamburg.


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Professor Helmut Dosch (DESY Director General), Professor Christian Stegmann (DESY Zeuthen Director and CTA Council Member), Professor Boonrucksar (Executive Director of NARIT) and Professor Pairash Thajchayapong (Senior Advisor, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand) sign the DESY-NARIT Cooperation Agreement on Astroparticle Physics. Credit: DESY

Her Royal Highness Maha Chakri of Thailand is presented with a gift – a wood model of a CTA medium size telescope. Credit: DESY