Notification of a forthcoming Call for Proposals for a medium-sized mission with a possible launch in 2022
8 July 2010At the end of July 2010, the Director of Science and Robotic Exploration plans to issue a Call for Proposals for medium-sized (M-class) missions, as part of the Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 Plan - ESA's long term scientific plan.
The Call is planned to lead to the selection of one M-class mission for a launch opportunity currently foreseen around late 2022.
This early notification is to inform the scientific community of the forthcoming Call and to provide a rough timeline for the main milestones associated with it. The exact dates for these milestones will be provided when the Call is released at the end of this month.
|Release of the Call for M-class Mission Proposals
|Submission deadline for Letters of Intent
|Late September 2010
|Briefing meeting for Proposers
|Submission deadline for Proposals
The full details and documentation for the Call will be posted on this website (http://sci.esa.int), together with the dedicated web forms for submitting the Letters of Intent and Proposals.