Do you have between 8 and 14 years old and you would like to send one of your drawings to Space?
To join this challenge, print this A4 sheet and make one single drawing (black and white). Then, fill it in with your data (name, address, country, birthdate) and a signature of your parents. Send it by mail (or deliver in person) to the national representatives of the CHEOPS mission:
Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço / Planetário do Porto
Rua das Estrelas
4150-762 Porto, Portugal
T. +351 226 089 835
Share it with your friends and on social media using the hashtag: #desafioCHEOPS.
More information and the rules of the CHEOPS challenge can be found on ESA’s website.
What is CHEOPS ?
CHEOPS will search and observe other planets similar to the Earth in the vicinity of our galaxy.
CHEOPS – CHaracterising ExOPlanets Satellite – is a space telescope that will observe stars nearby, known for having planets, and is a collaboration between ESA’s Scientific Program and Switzerland. Its launch is expected by the end of 2017.
In Portugal, the development of the CHEOPS mission involves the participation of researchers from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) and Deimos Engenharia.