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Future missions selection

Future missions selection

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On 1st October 1999, ESA released a Call for mission proposals for the second and third flexi-missions (F2 and F3) of the Horizons 2000 programme. By 31st January 2000, 49 proposals were received of which six were selected by the ESA advisory bodies for an assessment study phase. Some background information about the selected proposals can be found below.

The assessment studies are now completed and their results are being published in reports to the ESA advisory bodies. An open presentation of the six study results was made on 12th September 2000 at UNESCO, Paris.

F2 and F3 proposals - recommendations

topF2 and F3 selected proposals

Eddington

A stellar physics and planet finder explorer

Background information

Mission summary

HYPER

HYPER Precision Atom Interferometry in space

Background information

Mission summary

Master

Mars + ASTERoid mission

Background information

Mission summary

NGST

Next Generation Space Telescope

Background information

Mission summary

Solar Orbiter

An orbiter for solar observations at very high spatial resolution.

Background information

Mission summary

Storms

A three spacecraft constellation for the study of magnetospheric storms.

Background information

Mission summary

topCornerstone candidates

Bepi-Colombo

The mission: general overview:

Gaia

The mission: general overview

IRSI-Darwin

The mission: general overview

Scientific report: executive summary

LISA

The mission: general overview

Scientific report: executive summary

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Last updated: 1 October 2000
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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