ESA Science & Technology - Announcement Archive
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
Proposals are solicited for observations with XMM-Newton in response to the thirteenth Announcement of Opportunity, AO-13, issued 27 August 2013. This AO covers the period May 2014 to April 2015 and is open to proposers from all over the world. The deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday, 11 October 2013, 12:00 UT.
Published: 27 August 2013
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 Fourth Call for Ideas must be received by 16 August 2013.
Published: 10 July 2013
The "PLATO 2.0 Science Workshop" will be held at ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, on 29-31 July, 2013. The workshop is open to the interested community and will examine the impact that PLATO will make on all areas of exoplanet, stellar, and legacy science areas.
Published: 19 April 2013
The Director of Science and Robotic Exploration has released an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for membership in the science team of the Gaia mission. The AO is open to all scientists from institutions located in ESA Member States. The deadline for receipt of proposals is 30 April 2013.
Published: 20 March 2013
The scientific community is invited to submit proposals for Participating Scientists (PS) to the Cassini-Huygens mission. This Announcement of Opportunity is published jointly by ESA, NASA, and ASI. This year proposals are being taken via a two-step process. Step-1 proposals are required. The deadline for submission of Step-1 proposals is 26...
Published: 8 March 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
Students from across Europe have been selected as winners of the Cassini Scientist for a Day 2012 competition. Coordinated by ESA, national competitions were held in several European countries, with more than 1000 entries. An equivalent competition was run by NASA for schools in the US.
Published: 4 March 2013
The European Space Agency (ESA) solicits through the present Announcement of Opportunity (AO) proposals for the provision of the Archive Access Co-Ordination Unit (CU9) in the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC). The deadline for proposal submission is 10 January 2013.
Published: 19 November 2012
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
The Eight European Announcement of Opportunity for observations to be performed with Suzaku, starting in April 2013, is now open. Scientists belonging to institutions within ESA Member States are invited to respond. The deadline for receipt of proposals is 16 November 2012 at 16:00 CET.
Published: 3 October 2012
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