RAL Space Involvement
Spectral and Photometric Imaging Receiver (SPIRE) development lead. Ground system lead in science operations, calibration, user support, data processing and analysis software.
To study the formation of galaxies in the early Universe and their subsequent evolution, investigate the creation of stars and their interaction with the interstellar medium, observe the chemical composition of the atmospheres and surfaces of comets, planets and satellites in our Solar System and to examine the molecular chemistry of the Universe.
14th May 2009
ESA, Cardiff University, Imperial College, University of Lethbridge, CEA, IPAC-Caltech, University of Sussex, University of Trieste, University of Padova, LAM, NAOC, IAC, IFSI
Image: The Herschel spacecraft undergoes final preparations inside the Large European Acoustic Facility.
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