Organizations currently involved in the Magdalena Ridge Observatory are:

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) – Host University

University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, Astrophysics Group – Collaborators

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Applied Technology Associates  (ATA) – Subcontractor

National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) – Subcontractor

Lockheed Martin Corporation – Subcontractor

the Optical Sciences Company – Subcontractor

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)*



New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT)

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

*The 2.4-meter telescope and the MROI to date have been largely funded by Congressional appropriations administered by the NRL.