Exoplanet mission timeline
The Ariel mission in the context of previous and future space missions dedicated to exoplanet science (top) and exoplanet-sensitive missions (bottom).
Ariel, the Atmospheric Remote-Sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large-survey mission, will perform a chemical census of a large and diverse sample of exoplanets by analysing their atmospheres in great detail.
A generic version of this infographic, along with information on all the other missions shown, is available here.
Note: This graphic was updated in 2020.