e2v To Develop Image Sensors For PLATO Exoplanet Mission

Paris, France (SPX) Nov 02, 2010 e2v has been awarded a contract to develop a new Charge Coupled Device (CCD) imaging sensor by the European Space Agency (ESA) for the PLATO (PLAnetary Transits and Oscillations of stars) space science mission. The aim of PLATO is to search for transiting planets within our galaxy to understand the conditions for planet formation and the emergence of life. PLATO aims to detect planet

URL: http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/e2v_To_Develop_Image_Sensors_For_PLATO_Exoplanet_Mission_999.html

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