Terascale Simulation Facility (TSF) logoConstruction Scrapbook

Privacy & Legal Notice

The Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) Program Terascale Simulation Facility (TSF) at LLNL is being constructed to provide power and space to accommodate two simultaneous 100-teraOPs-class computer systems' operations, including assessment areas and networking control areas necessary for direction and assimilation of data. The first Laboratory building dedicated to computing to be constructed in 20 years, TSF will become the home for next-generation supercomputers, starting with delivery of the 60+ teraOPs (60 trillion operations per second) ASC Option Purple in June 2004. Simulation is a cornerstone of the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Stockpile Stewardship Program to ensure the safety and reliability of the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile without testing.

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Preconstruction site view and
artist's renderings of the TSF
Photos from the
Groundbreaking Ceremony
April 4, 2002
Construction site preparation
May/June/July 2002
Construction progress
August 2002
Construction progress
September 2002
Construction progress
October 2002
Construction progress
November 2002
Construction progress
December 2002
Construction progress
January 2003
Construction progress
February 2003
Construction progress
March 2003
Construction progress
April 2003
Construction progress
May 2003
Construction progress
June 2003
Construction progress
July 2003
Construction progress
August/September 2003
Construction progress
October 2003
Construction progress
November 2003
Construction progress
December 2003
Construction progress
January 2004
Construction progress
February 2004
Construction progress
March 2004
Construction progress
April 2004
Construction progress
May 2004
Construction progress
June 2004
Time-lapse of TSF construction
[QuickTime movie, 250 MB]
TSF Information Brochure
[PDF]
  Photos from the
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
July 8, 2004
 

 

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