Thursday, August 8, 2013

HRS is on its way!

The bulkier components (e.g vacuum tank, optical bench) of HRS are now on the high seas! The cargo freighter "Atacama" is on its way to Cape Town with the precious cargo, due to arrive on 29 August.

The map here shows its progress from the Bay of Biscay to its first port of call, Lisbon.

You can following its progress at:
HRS track

Its current position (at ~13:00 UT on 8 Aug) it is off the north coast of Spain, as shown in the following map:

Here's a photo of the ship:


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