London Workshop - July 2010






Event Description

On July 1st we are hosting a THESIS workshop at UCL about the mission concept "THESIS", submitted to NASA, with the intention of submitting a similar proposal to ESA at the next call for proposals for medium size missions this year.

Thesis is a 1.4 m space telescope with NIR and MIR spectrographs, expected to characterise spectroscopically the atmospheres of giant and terrestrial exoplanets transiting their parent star (or with the combined light technique). Thesis can characterise also planets in the habitable zone of later type stars.

Venue Details

The workshop will be held on July 1st, 2010, at University College London (, in:

Room A V Hill Lecture Theatre in the Medical Sciences building (Map). It is located behind the main UCL building, accessed through the South Wing. Alternatively, the building can be accessed through Malet Place, walking past the Science Library and through the passage under the building.

The workshop is scheduled to start at 10:30 and end by 18:30. Coffee and Tea will be provided.

Accessing UCL

UCL is located on Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT.

The closest Underground station is Euston Square station, see Transport for London website:,

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Nearby Accomodation

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