SPICA
21 Sep 2009
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SPICA is the Space Infrared Telescope for Cosmology and Astrophysics that will be used to study the evolution of the universe and the Milky Way, including how planetary systems form.

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Credit: ISAS
 

RAL Space Involvement
SAFARI - Imaging spectrometer

Subject 
Infrared Astronomy

Main Objectives
Infrared and sub-millimetre satellite observatory to study the formation of galaxies like the Milky Way.

Launch Date
2027-2028

Partners
ISAS/JAXA, Japan (Multiple universities), NAOJ, Europe, ESA, Canada, USA

Further Project Information
ISAS - SPICA (link opens in a new window)




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