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S-class mission Letters of Intent

In response to the "Call for a Small mission opportunity in ESA's Science Programme for a launch in 2017", issued on 9 March 2012, the following Letters of Intent (LOI) have been received:

Ref. Contact name,
Title of LOI
2 Sutton, James
ESA Small Mission Letter of Intent - Immunogenetics
5 Khalesi, Mandali
Uchusen Company Ltd
MAGES - Magnetospheric Earth Swarm
6 Rudawy, Pawel
Space Research Centre Polish Academy of Sciences
Advanced Solar-Terrestrial European X-ray spectrophotometer: ASTEX
7 Jansen, Frank
DLR Institute of Space Systems
8 De Ridder, Joris
KU Leuven
PlanetVision: Characterizing Planetary Systems
9 Baan, Willem
Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy
SURO-LC: The Space Based Ultra-Long Wavelength Radio Observatory
10 Ragazzoni, Roberto
INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova
CHEER - Close-by Habitable Earths ExploreR
11 Bertolami, Orfeu
Departamento de Fisica e Astronomia, Univ. Porto
The flyby anomaly and the Galileo Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)
12 Benz, Willy
University of Bern
CHEOPS - Characterizing exoplanet satellite
13 Barstow, Martin
University of Leicester
Sirius - A Low-cost Extreme Ultraviolet Observatory
14 Balikhin, Michael
University of Sheffield
15 Jaumann, Ralf
German Aerospace Center, Institute of Planetary Research
A Small Lunar Exploration Orbiter (S-LEO): Dedicated to study lunar volatiles
17 Turberville, Michael
SOL - Early detection and warning system
18 Smith, Alan
Mullard Space Science Laboratory
Polar Volatiles Laboratory
19 Andrianos, Andreas
Project 1221
Letter of Intent_Small Space Mission_Project 1221
20 Santangelo, Andrea
Kepler Center, IAAT University of Tuebingen
AWARE: All-sky Wide ARea Experiment
21 Barabash, Stas
Swedish Institute of Space Physics
Mission SELMA
22 Karagiannis, Dimitri
Development of an autonomous system to assess-monitor the dynamic behaviour of various elements and components, based on Magnetoelastic Sensors Technology
23 Karagiannis, Dimitri
Smart radiation shielding materials with sensing capabilities
24 Karagiannis, Dimitri
Dielectric sensors - development of in-flight measurement technique for real time assessment of TPS performance
25 Holland, Andrew
Open University
HiReX (High Resolution Xray Spectrometer)
26 Guelzow, Peter
AMSAT Deutschland e.V.
DLR-AMSAT P5, low cost mission to Deimos
27 Branduardi-Raymont, Graziella
University College London
AXIOM-C: Advanced X-ray Imaging Of the Magnetosphere - Cusp
28 Pearce, Mark
KTH, Department of Physics
The polarised hard X-ray sky
29 Castro-Tirado, Alberto J.
The MARIA Mission (Multi Array for Rapid Imaging of Afterglows)
30 Gai, Mario
Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Oss. Torino
Gravitation Astrometric Measurement Experiment [GAME]
31 Yamauchi, Masatoshi
Swedish Institute of Space Physics
32 Berrilli, Francesco
Dip. di Fisica - Universita` di Roma Tor Vergata
ADAHELI+, ADvanced Astronomy for HELIophysics Plus
33 Vaivads, Andris
Swedish Institute of Space Physics
34 Harkness, Patrick
University of Glasgow
35 Appourchaux, Thierry
Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale
HABitability of EXoplanets (HABEX)
36 Dimitriou, Elias
HCMR, Institute of Inland Waters
Quantifying Coloured Dissolved Organic Matter (CDOM) by using satellite observations and improved modelling approaches
37 Wahlund, Jan-Erik
Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF)
38 Snodgrass, Colin
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research
Characterisation of a small Near Earth Object
39 Janhunen, Pekka
Finnish Meteorological Institute
ESWIN - Electrostatic Solar Wind INteraction
40 Nobili, Anna
University of Pisa, Dpt. Physics 'E. Fermi'
Galileo Galilei-GG
41 Jorgensen, John
Sidereal gradiometer mission
42 Swinyard, Bruce
University College London
Planetary Spectroscopy Interferometer
43 Harri, Ari-Matti
Finnish Meteorological Institute
MetNet Lander and Orbiter Mission to Mars (MET-OMM)
44 Davis, Christopher
RAL Space
Solar Transient Outlying Reconnaissance Mission (STORM)
45 Amati, Lorenzo
INAF - IASF Bologna
GAME - GRB and All-sky Monitor Experiment
46 Aspelmeyer, Markus
University of Vienna
Microscopic Quantum Resonators (MIQRO)
47 Caroli, Ezio
INAF - IASF Bologna
48 Zhukov, Andrei
Royal Observatory of Belgium
SIGMA - Solar Investigation using a Global coronal MAgnetograph
49 Damé, Luc
Space Weather and Ultraviolet Solar Variability (SWUSV) Microsatellite Mission
50 Petitfils, Enguerran
Hemera System
Mission dedicated to Ionosphere measurement and Technology evaluation
51 Ward, Kim
STFC - RAL Space
52 Belitsky, Victor
Earth and Space Sciences
Heterodyne Instrument for Herschel HIFI Follow up
53 Campana, Sergio
INAF - Osservatorio astronomico di Brera
The Synoptic Survey from Space (SSS) mission
54 Orosei, Roberto
Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica
Missione Altimetrica Gravimetrica geochImica lunAre - MAGIA
55 Hernanz, Margarida
Institut de Ciencies de l'Espai (CSIC-IEEC)
A Focusing Telescope for Nuclear Astrophysics
56 Fazakerley, Andrew
University College London, MSSL
Auroral Arc Evolution Explorers (AUREX)
57 Von Ballmoos, Peter
Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie (IRAP)
A Formation Flying Fresnel Lens for X/Gamma-Ray Astronomy
58 Osborne, Julian
University of Leicester
59 Biesbroek, Robin
61 Tavani, Marco
62 Foing, Bernard
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & ESTEC
65 Anagnostopoulos, Georgios
Demokritos University of Thrace
Validation of the Lithosphere-Atmosphere-Ionosphere-Magnetosphere Coupling Concept Associated with great (M>4.5) Earthquakes by using low orbit satellite observations
66 Drinis, John
ESA S-Class Mission
68 Rigatos, Gerasimos
Industrial Systems Institute
ESA S-Class Mission
69 Bombardelli, Claudio
Technical University of Madrid
S-class mission to a nearby asteroid
70 Ursin, Rupert
71 Malbet, Fabien
micro-NEAT: a high precision astrometry mission to identify the high-mass planets around nearby stars
72 Sarris, Theodoros
Low-Flying Spacecraft 'Daedalus'
73 Ciufolini, Lgnazio
Università del Salento
Testing General Relativity with laser ranged satellites
74 Baratoux, David
Université de Toulouse, UPS-OMP, IRAP
Space-based observatory for optical monitoring of meteoroids colliding with the Earth

Last Update: 16 April 2012

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