ADS primes ESA’s CHEOPS to detect and classify exoplanets

Madrid, Spain (SPX) Nov 12, 2014

Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has become the prime contractor for the CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite) satellite, the first small type mission of ESA’s (European Space Agency) Scientific Programme. The main objective of the CHEOPS mission is to monitor planetary transits by means of ultrahigh precision photometry on known stars that have planets o —> Read More Here


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *