The CHEOPS Mission

This is the official consortium homepage of the CHEOPS mission. CHEOPS is the first S-class mission from ESA and was selected in October 2012 with a launch target for 2017.

CHEOPS stands for CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite. It is a small photometric observatory to be launched into low Earth orbit to measure transits of Exo-planets. See the executive summary for a short overview.

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CHEOPS Science Workshop #4

June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

The CHaracterizing ExOPlanet Satellite (CHEOPS) will be dedicated to search for transits by means of ultrahigh precision photometry on bright stars already known to host planets. It is the first S-class mission from ESA. CHEOPS [...]

Delivery of the instrument engineering model

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

The CHEOPS spacecraft continues its fast-track implementation with the delivery of the instrument Engineering Model for integration on the satellite Electrical and Functional Model. Read more on the ESA website. CHEOPS flight platform during [...]

CHEOPS-Children’s Drawings Campaign

March 31st, 2016|1 Comment

The flying drawings are selected! The children drawings campaign was very successful. Switzerland and the other participating countries received thousands of drawings of which we now drew the selection of 3000 winning entries (lottery) that [...]

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