European Space Agency Adopts PLATO mission

Artistic image for PLATO News

The PLATO mission will build a catalog with the characteristics of confirmed exoplanets, such as radius, density, composition, atmosphere and at what stage of evolution it is. Credit: ESA / C. Carreau

This mission, in which Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) is a partner, was adopted today by ESA’s Scientific Programme Committee.

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