Imminent launch for the space telescope Euclid
Equipped with ball bearings designed and manufactured by ADR, the new space telescope Euclid from the European Space Agency (ESA) will be launched this Saturday 1st of July, aboard a SpaceX rocket ship. The launch is scheduled for the end of Saturday’s afternoon from Cape Canaveral base, Florida.
The Falcon 9 rocket ship will have to complete a several-week journey, before attaining its final destination. The new telescope should be operational next autumn.
The main objective: draw a 3D map allowing the trackability of the Universe’s expansion as well as retrace the last billion years.
The understanding of the dark matter and dark energy, is at the heart of all Scientifics’ preoccupations.