Exoplanets from space – CHEOPS and PLATO, ESA’s next two projects
Research Project , 2017 – 2022

Preparation of CHEOPS (launch 2019) and PLATO (launch 2026) space missions in collaboration with several international groups. Light curve analysis of transiting exoplanets using data from current (K2 and TESS) and future (CHEOPS and PLATO) spacecrafts, and the acquisition and interpretation of supporting ground based data through the international KESPRINT team to characterise and publish the detected exoplanets and their systems.

Participants

Carina Persson (contact)

Senior forskare vid Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Astronomy and Plasmaphysics, Galactic Astrophysics

Malcolm Fridlund

Affilierad professor vid Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Astronomy and Plasmaphysics, Galactic Astrophysics

Funding

Swedish National Space Board

Funding Chalmers participation during 2017–2022

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Basic sciences

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Latest update

2018-10-09