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ESA selects Airbus for exoplanet mission Ariel
EUR 200 million contract, launch in 2029
The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a contract with Airbus to build the Atmospheric Remote-sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large-survey (Ariel) mission, the fourth medium-class mission in ESA’s Cosmic Vision programme.Ariel will study the composition of exoplanets, how they formed and how they evolve, by surveying a diverse sample of about 1000 extrasolar planets in visible and infrared wavelengths. T...
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