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NGO
New Gravitational wave Observatory

Revealing a hidden Universe: opening a new chapter of discovery
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What are the fundamental physical laws of the Universe?
How did the Universe originate and what is it made of?

Primary Goals Detect and measure gravitational waves
Frequency Band 1 × 10-4 to 1 Hz
Orbits Three drag-free satellites in heliocentric orbits
Lifetime 2 years science orbit, approximately 4 years including transfer and commissioning
Type L-class candidate mission

Mission home: http://sci.esa.int/ngo

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
JUICE is Europe's next large science mission
New approach for L-class mission candidates
LATEST PUBLICATIONS
NGO technical and programmatic review report
NGO assessment study report (Yellow Book)

 

 

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