ESA Science & Technology - Announcement Archive
Through this Call for Missions, the Director of Science and Robotic Exploration solicits proposals from the broad scientific community for the competitive selection of mission concepts to be candidates for the implementation of the second large mission (L2) of the Cosmic Vision Plan, for a planned launch in 2028.
Published: 20 January 2014
The hot and energetic Universe and the search for elusive gravitational waves will be the focus of ESA's next two large science missions, it was announced today.
Published: 28 November 2013
This Call, open to the broad scientific community, solicits White Papers to propose science themes and associated questions to be addressed by ESA's next two large (L-class) missions, L2 and L3. The submission deadline for White Papers is 24 May 2013, 12:00 CEST (noon).
Published: 5 March 2013
PR 35 2012 - Studying planets around other stars will be the focus of the new small Science Programme mission, Cheops, ESA announced today. Its launch is expected in 2017.
Published: 19 October 2012
Proposals are solicited for the scientific payload, including Science Ground Segment (SGS) elements, of the M3 candidate missions EChO, LOFT, MarcoPolo-R, and STE-QUEST. The deadline for submission of proposals is 30 November 2012, 12:00 CET.
Published: 24 September 2012
Jupiter's icy moons are the focus of Europe's next large science mission, ESA announced today, 2 May 2012.
Published: 2 May 2012
The present Call solicits from the broad scientific community in ESA's Member States proposals for the competitive selection of mission concepts to be candidate for the implementation of one small-size (S-class) mission for launch in 2017. The deadline for submission of proposals is 15 June 2012, 12:00 (noon) CET.
Published: 9 March 2012
Looking ahead to the next decade of scientific exploration, ESA has selected four candidates for a medium-class mission that will launch in the period 2020-22.
Published: 25 February 2011
The 'Call for a Medium-size mission opportunity for a launch in 2022' is released, soliciting from the broad scientific community proposals for the competitive selection of mission concepts to be candidate for the implementation of one medium-size mission for launch in 2022. The deadline for submission of proposals is 3 December 2010, 12:00 CET.
Published: 29 July 2010
ESA has issued a Call for White Papers as input to the Fundamental Physics Roadmap Advisory Team. This is part of the FPR-AT consultation process with the broad scientific community.
Published: 6 April 2009
On 26 March ESA issued a "Call for Declarations of Interest in Science Instrumentation" for the L-class Cosmic Vision mission study EJSM/Laplace, soliciting proposals that outline the composition of nationally funded consortia to carry out assessment level studies.
Published: 26 March 2009
ESA has issued a "Call for Declarations of Interest in Science Instrumentation" for the M-class Cosmic Vision mission, Euclid. Similar calls have already been issued for Cross-Scale, Marco Polo and Plato.
Published: 23 May 2008
ESA has issued a "Call for Declarations of Interest in Science Instrumentation" for the M-class Cosmic Vision mission studies Cross Scale, Marco Polo, Plato, and Euclid.
Published: 5 May 2008
Published: 12 December 2007
Wednesday, 11 April 2007, the briefing meeting to the proposers who responded to the Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 Call for Proposals, took place at ESTEC in Noordwijk. The day's presentations are available here in PDF.
Published: 12 April 2007
The implementation of the new Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 science programme will be done in successive selection cycles of mission proposals, starting with this call for proposals for the first planning cycle
Published: 5 March 2007
An invitation to all members of the European science community to assist in developing the long term Cosmic Vision programme.
Published: 2 April 2004
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