UCL Astrophysics Group


Space Satellite 'Litebird'

4 June 2019

The space satellite 'Litebird' (which at present is considered to be taking the baton on space CMB missions from Planck) led by the Japanese Space Agency with participation from the US and a EU consortium of which the UK is part of has been approved for launch in 2027.


Further information can be foound on the official Japanese website http://litebird.jp/eng/?p=158

Current UCL people who worked on the phase A study are Giorgio Savini and Berend Winter (MSSL).