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The European Space Agency (ESA) is in the process of launching a second “Large-class” mission to explore the universe for high-energy astrophysics and selected the Athena advanced telescope for the task.
The ESA's Proba-3 mission will attempt to demonstrate that two satellites can be synchronized to move as one object with sub-millimeter precision, enabling the creation of enormous space telescopes with the lens and detector hundreds of feet apart.
An agreement was signed by ESA and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for cooperation on Astro-H, an important mission that will provide a unique opportunity for probing extreme phenomena in the Universe.
New PTB instrument measures the quality of the mirrors for the X-ray telescope IXO.
The first steps of the next great phase of European space science have been taken! At its meeting held on 17-18 October 2007 in Paris, ESAâ€™s Space Science Advisory Committee (SSAC) selected the new candidates for possible future scientific missions.