<s id="lrmph"><strong id="lrmph"></strong></s>
    <menuitem id="lrmph"><dfn id="lrmph"><menu id="lrmph"></menu></dfn></menuitem>

  1. <bdo id="lrmph"></bdo>
  2. <nobr id="lrmph"><optgroup id="lrmph"></optgroup></nobr><track id="lrmph"></track>

      <bdo id="lrmph"></bdo>

        In order to give you a better service Airbus uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies I agree

        Solar Orbiter

        Solar Orbiter

        Studying the sun from unique distance

        • Scheduled to launch in 2020
        • Mission: To scrutinise the Sun in unprecedented detail
        • Builds on Ulysses and SOHO programmes
        • Airbus Defence?and Space is the prime contractor for Solar Orbiter

        Set for launch in 2020, Solar Orbiter builds on the successful joint European Space Agency (ESA) / NASA missions Ulysses and SOHO.

        The orbiter, which is currently being designed and built by Airbus Defence and Space-led team, will scrutinise the Sun in unprecedented detail. Travelling closer to the Sun than the planet Mercury, it will make comprehensive measurements of the nascent solar wind. Its mission is to explore how the Sun creates the heliosphere, the bubble-like region of space dominated by the solar wind.

        Solar Orbiter


        Space exploration

        About Space exploration




        LISA Pathfinder

        Mars Express


        Solar Orbiter

        Back to top