CHEOPS will study worlds beyond our solar system


Today’s Video of the Day from the European Space Agency describes the preparations that are taking place ahead of the launch of the CHEOPS mission.

The CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite (CHEOPS) is a powerful telescope that will search for stars outside of our Solar System that are known to host exoplanets. 

The satellite will focus on obtaining measurements of these exoplanets to help scientists better understand their nature and whether they have conditions suitable for life. 

By Chrissy Sexton, Staff Writer

Video Credit: European Space Agency


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