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A space-based observatory to search for planets orbiting alien stars has been selected today as ESA's third medium-class science mission. It is planned for launch by 2024.
Published: 19 February 2014
Decision time is nearing for the scientific community as the deadline for selection of ESA's third medium class scientific mission approaches.
Published: 24 January 2014
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
Issued 26 September 2011, this Call for Declaration of Interest in Science Instrumentation solicits proposals for studies on science instrumentation that would potentially be provided by the ESA Member States, should the candidate M-class mission EChO be adopted for the M3 mission opportunity.
Published: 26 September 2011
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