This is the first entry in the CHEOPS Journal, a series of articles documenting milestones in the first small (S-class) mission of ESA's Science Programme. With a compressed schedule - only 5 years from mission selection to launch readiness - milestones in the CHEOPS project will pass by in quick succession. In this series we [...]
An outstanding vacuum chamber in a brand new laboratory is now waiting for the space telescope CHEOPS at the Center for Space and Habitability (CSH) of the University of Berne. Space experts will put the completely assembled flight instrument in the chamber and calibrate it therein under space conditions. At five and a half tones, [...]
CHEOPS Image Video https://youtu.be/7hK934I74t0 CHEOPS mission visualization https://youtu.be/-l_A_UJJTOM
The CHEOPS homepage has undergone an overhaul and presents itself in a completely new design. We hope you enjoy the update!
The CHEOPS design has evolved and we have rendered a new image of the CHEOPS satellite that is better in line with the new design. See the titlepage for another perspective of the new image. Here we show the old image for reference next to the new one. Major changes are: The big sun shield has [...]
This is one of the first design concepts for the CHEOPS spacecraft.