European Space Agency Ready to Study the Original Structure of the Universe

European Space Agency Ready to Study the Original Structure of the Universe

European Space Agency Ready to Study the Original Structure of the Universe The future of space exploration is looking absolutely thrilling, as the European Space Agency has revealed its long-term plans for research that will, hopefully, identify potentially life-hosting planets beyond our solar system and scrutinize the earliest structures of the universe. Earlier this week, the ESA confirmed its plan to launch the EnVision orbiter to Venus, just days after NASA announced its own missions to visit the scorched wasteland of a planet. But now the agency is looking even further into the future, laying out its ambitions through the year 2050. The missions are slated for 2035 to 2050 and will all be large, or L-class — the flagship missions of the agency, which typically launch once a decade. The ESA refers to each of its episodic mission planning cycles as its “Cosmic Vision” and the half-century mark as “Voyage 2050.” “The Voyage 2050 plan is the result of a significant effort of the science community, of the topical teams, and of the senior committee who contributed to such …
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