Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Cyber Monday Sale Extended! Courses ranging from coding to project management - all eLearning deals 20% off with coupon code "CYBERMONDAY20". ×

Submission + - CHEOPS, the First ESA "Small Mission," Will Study Super-Earths (gizmag.com)

Zothecula writes: The European Space Agency (ESA) is set to give existing orbiting probes, such as COROT and Kepler, a helping hand in studying super-Earths. Selected from 26 proposals, the CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExOPlanets Satellite) spacecraft is the first S-class (“small”) mission in the ESA’s Science Programme. A partnership between the ESA and the Swiss Space Office, CHEOPS will not seek out new exoplanets, but will instead target nearby, bright stars that are already known to have orbiting planets.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

CHEOPS, the First ESA "Small Mission," Will Study Super-Earths

Comments Filter:

"Everybody is talking about the weather but nobody does anything about it." -- Mark Twain