London Workshop - Nov. 2009







Event Description

On November 4th we are planning to host a workshop at UCL concerning the mission concept "THESIS", now submitted to NASA, with the intention of submitting a similar proposal to ESA at the next call for proposals for medium size missions in 2010.

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 4th November, 2009, at University College London (, in:

Room SB5 (Basement) at 188 Tottenham Court Road (Map).It is a 5 minute walk from the main UCL building.

The workshop is scheduled to start at 13:00 and end by 17:00. Coffee and Tea will be provided.

Accessing UCL

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

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Nearby Accomodation

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