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IRIS Infrared Imaging Spectrograph. Combined high resolution imager and integral-field spectrometer. First light instrument for the Thirty Meter Telescope project.
Scheduled Delivery: 2022 to TMT in Hawaii.


GPI Gemini Planet Imager
First Light: November 11, 2013
Delivered: September 1, 2013
Installed at the Cassegrain focus of the Gemini South Telescope
MOSFIRE Multi-Object Spectrometer for Infra-Red Exploration
First Light: April 4, 2012
Delivered: February, 2012
Installed at the Cassegrain focus of the Keck I telescope
FLITECAM First Light: September, 2002 at Lick Observatory
Delivered: July, 2011 to SOFIA (NASA Ames)
New Zealand Deployment: June, 2015
Infrared camera for SOFIA
SHARC First Light: May 14, 2006
Delivered: April, 2006
Infrared Camera for Adaptive Optics System at Keck
OSIRIS First Light: February 22, 2005
Delivered: February, 2005
Spectrometer Detector Upgraded: January, 2016
Integral Field Spectrograph for Adaptive Optics System at Keck
NIRC2 First Light: July, 2001 at Keck Observatory
Infrared camera for Adaptive Optics System at Keck
Detector Electronics System delivered to Caltech September, 1999
NIRSPEC First Light: April, 1999
Detector Upgrades Scheduled for July, 2018
Near Infrared Spectrometer for the W.M. Keck Telescope
USNO Infrared Camera First Light: June, 1994
A general purpose near infrared (JHK) camera was designed and commissioned for the 61-inch telescope of the US Naval Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona
Gemini First Light: June, 1993
Two Channel Infrared Camera for the 3-meter Shane Telescope at Lick Observatory
K-Cam First Light: March, 1992 at Lick Observatory
Near Infrared Camera System. Initially K band only, upgraded in 1998 to JHK. Most recently K-Cam was drafted into service as the first light camera for the Keck Adaptive Optics System.

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