Parabol antenna receiving signals from outer space

Welcome to the webpage of the Atacama Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope project. AtLAST is a concept for a next generation 50-meter class single-dish astronomical observatory operating at sub-millimeter and millimeter wavelengths, run as a facility telescope by an international partnership and powered by renewable energy.

The design study

The EU-funded AtLAST design study started in March 2021 and will last three years.

Research goals

AtLAST will open a new space of discoveries in many fields of Astrophysics and Cosmology.

The team

The design study is carried out by an international consortium of universities, research institutes and industry.


Overview of recent scientific publications related to the AtLAST project


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