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Watch Cheops launch live  ESA · 3 days
Tune in to ESA Web TV from  08:30 GMT (09:30 CET) Tuesday 17 December to watch ESA’s exoplanet mission soar into space on a Soyuz-Fregat rocket from Europe’s... more
Call for Media: Cheops launch to study exoplanets  ESA · 6 days
Press Release N° 24–2019 Cheops, ESA’s ‘Characterising Exoplanet Satellite’, is scheduled to be launched on a Soyuz-Fregat rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, at 09:54 CET on 17 December 2019. Representatives... more
Cheops: Europe's Exoplanet Mission  ESA · 1 week
Video: 00:02:45 ESA’s first mission dedicated to investigating planets outside our solar system is scheduled for launch on a Soyuz rocket from the European spaceport in French Guiana... more
Cheops transfer  ESA · 2 weeks
Image: ESA’s Characterising Exoplanet Satellite, Cheops, encapsulated under the ASAP-S adapter of the Soyuz launcher, after having been moved to the platform of the transport module on 29 November. The two shells of... more
Image: Exoplanet satellite encapsulated  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
At Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, ESA's Characterising Exoplanet Satellite, Cheops, is being encapsulated into the flight adapter of the Soyuz-Fregat rocket that will lift it into space on 17 December. more
Cheops encapsulation  ESA · 2 weeks
Image: At Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, ESA’s Characterising Exoplanet Satellite, Cheops, is being fitted into the flight adapter of the Soyuz-Fregat rocket that will lift it into space on 17... more
Fitting Cheops into the flight adapter  ESA · 2 weeks
Image: At Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, ESA’s Characterising Exoplanet Satellite, Cheops, is being fitted into the flight adapter of the Soyuz-Fregat rocket... more
Exoplanet satellite encapsulated  ESA · 2 weeks
Image: At Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, ESA’s Characterising Exoplanet Satellite, Cheops, is being encapsulated into the flight adapter of the Soyuz-Fregat rocket that will lift it into space... more
Russian Military Launches Secret Surveillance Satellite Into Orbit  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
A Russian Soyuz rocket launched a top-secret military satellite designed to scope out other satellites in space on Monday (Nov. 25), according to government reports. more
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