Missions

The Space Research Centre has a long history of involvement, via collaboration with other research groups and industry, in major international space missions.

Current Activities

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Operational Missions Flight Programmes Mission Studies

Swift (2004)

Chandra (1999)

XMM-Newton (1999)

GERB (2002)

James Webb Space
Telescope (2018)

BepiColombo (2017)

Gaia

ExoMars (2016 and 2018)

Astrosat (2015/16)

Cerenkov Telescope Array
(ground based)

Athena

Juice

SMILE (ESA S2 Mission)

CompAQS

The Space Research Centre was heavily involved in the Beagle 2 probe that was discovered on the surface of Mars following its loss during landing in 2003.

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