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New 1:1 CHEOPS mock-up exposed

New 1:1 CHEOPS mock-up exposed at the EPSC-DPS 2019, 15 – 20 September 2019, in the hall of the International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG). The event is a joint meeting of the European Planetary Science Congress and the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society and covers a broad area of science topics [...]

New 1:1 CHEOPS mock-up exposed 2019-09-18T10:20:04+00:00

What kind of exoplanets will CHEOPS study?

"By targeting known systems, we know exactly where to look in the sky and when in order to capture exoplanet transits very efficiently," says Willy Benz, CHEOPS principal investigator at the University of Bern, Switzerland. Read more on sci.esa.int HOW CHEOPS WILL INVESTIGATE PLANET-HOSTING STARS

What kind of exoplanets will CHEOPS study? 2019-08-26T17:08:26+00:00

SC Visit at the Test Centre at ESTEC

Members of the CHEOPS science team and consortium had two opportunities to visit the fully integrated spacecraft: The CHEOPS satellite was at the Test Centre at ESTEC in The Netherlands in September 2018, where it was undergoing acoustic and radio-frequency compatibility tests. For all photos check out ESA flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/esa_events/sets/72157698611513882

SC Visit at the Test Centre at ESTEC 2018-10-23T11:18:17+00:00