Teledyne e2v contract to supply light detectors for PLATO planet-hunting spacecraft

Published: 17/09/2017
Teledyne e2v contract to supply light detectors for PLATO planet-hunting spacecraft
Source: WWW.SPACEDAILY.COM

Chelmsford UK (SPX) Sep 15, 2017 The European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded Teledyne e2v a 42M euro ($47M) contract to produce high-end Charge Coupled Device (CCD) visible-light detectors for the PLATO (Planetary Transits and Oscillations of stars) mission. PLATO is a planet-hunting spacecraft capable of discovering and characterising Earth-like exoplanets around nearby Sun-like stars. Its instru

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