ESA Science & Technology - Announcement Archive
NASA, ESA and The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) are pleased to announce the Cycle 23 Call for Proposals for Hubble Space Telescope (HST) observations and funding for archival research and theoretical research programmes. Proposal deadline: 10 April 2015
Published: 23 January 2015
The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) is soliciting brief white papers from the community describing initiatives that will significantly enhance what Hubble's scientific legacy will gain from the next five years of observations. These papers, which must have a length of no more than three pages, can address any aspect of the Hubble...
Published: 23 January 2015
Proposals are solicited for a scientific mission to be jointly implemented by the ESA Science Programme and the Chinese National Space Science Centre (NSSC) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The proposal submission deadline is 16 March 2015, 12:00 (noon) CET/19:00 Beijing Time.
Published: 19 January 2015
The Planck Collaboration will present the latest scientific results from ESA’s Planck satellite during a conference to be held from 1 to 5 December 2014 in Ferrara, Italy.
Published: 28 November 2014
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Directorate of Science and Robotic Exploration (ESA-SRE) and the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) intend to issue in January 2015 a Call for Missions for the selection of a scientific mission to be jointly implemented by the ESA Science Programme and the Chinese National Space Science Centre (NSSC) under the CAS.
Published: 28 November 2014
The "PLATO 2.0 Science Conference" will be held in Taormina, Italy, on 3-5 December, 2014. It will bring together experts already involved or willing to collaborate to the preparation of the mission to share ideas and to highlight the potential contribution of PLATO 2.0 to (exo-)planetology in the next decades.
Published: 26 September 2014
The Characterising ExOPlanet Satellite (CHEOPS) is a small mission in the ESA Science Programme. Proposals are solicited for membership in the CHEOPS Science Team. Scientists from institutions located in ESA Member States are invited to apply. The deadline for receipt of applications is 22 October 2014 (12:00 noon CEST).
Published: 19 September 2014
Proposals are solicited for observations with XMM-Newton in response to the fourteenth Announcement of Opportunity, AO-14, issued 26 August 2014. This AO covers the period May 2015 to April 2016 and is open to proposers from all over the world.
Published: 26 August 2014
Through this Call for Missions the Director of Science and Robotic Exploration solicits from the broad scientific community proposals for the competitive selection of mission concepts to be candidate for the implementation of a medium-size mission (M4) for launch in 2025. Proposal submission deadline: 15 January 2015, 12:00 (noon) CET.
Published: 19 August 2014
The scientific community is invited to submit proposals for participation to the Cassini-Huygens mission through the Participating Scientists (PS) programme. This Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is issued jointly by ESA, NASA, and ASI. A brief statement of work is due on 28 July 2014; the full proposal is due on 26 September 2014.
Published: 1 July 2014
ESA has selected the Athena advanced telescope for high-energy astrophysics as its second 'Large-class' science mission.
Published: 27 June 2014
The Royal Observatory of Belgium invites proposals from potential Guest Investigators for the analysis of data from PROBA2's two solar observation instruments, SWAP and LYRA. Proposals in response to this Fifth Call for Guest Investigators must be received by 1 June 2014.
Published: 24 April 2014
The scientific targets of Cassini – the planet, its moons and rings - are the inspiration behind the ‘Cassini Scientist for a Day’ competition, which allows school students to put forward their ideas for which of three potential targets they would choose to study, and why.
Published: 28 February 2014
Proposals are solicited for observations with INTEGRAL in response to the Twelfth Announcement of Opportunity, AO-12, issued 24 February 2014. This AO covers the period January 2015 to December 2015 and is open to all proposers.
Published: 24 February 2014
This AO solicits special operation proposals for participation in the Guest Investigator Programme of the Cluster extended mission from the European Space Agency. Investigations are solicited which identify compelling utilization of the Cluster spacecraft payload for scientific study, for the period 2015-2016. The extended deadline for proposal...
Published: 17 February 2014
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 Announcement of Opportunity solicits proposals for data rights on targets contained within the previously approved AO-11 observing programmes. The deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday, 4 October 2013, 14:00 CEST.
Published: 25 September 2013
The 2013 edition of the 'Cassini Scientist for a Day' competition is now open to entry from students. The competition is designed to give the participants a taste of life as a scientist.
Published: 16 September 2013
The Ninth European Announcement of Opportunity for observations to be performed with Suzaku, starting in April 2014, is now open. Scientists belonging to institutions within ESA Member States are invited to respond. The deadline for receipt of proposals is 13 November 2013 at 16:00 CET.
Published: 2 September 2013
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