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CHEOPS Science Workshop #4

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 will have a nominal lifetime of 3.5 years, with launch-readiness targeted for 2018. The CHEOPS scientists meet from 21 until [...]

CHEOPS Science Workshop #4 2016-12-19T10:29:27+00:00

Delivery of the instrument engineering model

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 harness integration. Credit: ADS - Spain  

Delivery of the instrument engineering model 2017-06-22T10:13:16+00:00

«Hello Lugano, I hear you loud and clear. Welcome aboard!»

Am Donnerstag, 7. Mai, befassten sich 150 Gymnasiasten aus Lugano intensiv mit dem Thema Weltraum. An der Veranstaltung des Swiss Space Office hörten sie Referate, machten Experimente, bastelten CHEOPS-Papiermodelle – und sie stellten der italienischen Astronautin Samantha Cristoforetti in einer Live-Schaltung zur ISS Fragen. Für rund 150 Gymnasiasten aus Lugano war es ein besonderer Tag. [...]

«Hello Lugano, I hear you loud and clear. Welcome aboard!» 2017-06-22T10:13:17+00:00