PLATO concept (Thales Alenia Space)
Date: 17 February 2010
Depicts: Thales Alenia Space concept, from assessment phase
Copyright: Thales Alenia Space
Two spacecraft concepts have been studied during the PLATO assessment phase (2008 - 2009): one from Thales Alenia Space (shown above) and one from EADS Astrium.
A third, independent study of the payload was carried out by the PLATO Payload Consortium during the same period.
Last Update: 1 September 2019