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Euclid Spacecraft

June 12th, 2023

Artist's impression of the Euclid spacecraft. Euclid is a medium-class mission in ESA's Cosmic Vision to investigate the expansion of our Universe over the past ten billion years, probing cosmic...

Structural and Thermal Model of Euclid

September 19th, 2019

The structural and thermal model of the Euclid satellite recently completed its thermal qualification tests at Thales Alenia Space’s premises in Cannes, France. Integrated in near-flight...

Artist's Impression of Euclid

September 6th, 2019

The Euclid mission will be launched in 2022. The latest artist's impression of the spacecraft is updated to reflect the current knowledge of the spacecraft. It was created on 17 December 2018.

Artist's impression of Euclid

July 14th, 2014

The Euclid spacecraft will have a launch mass of around 2100 kg. It will be about 4.5 metres tall and 3.1 metres in 'diameter' (with appendages stowed). The nominal mission lifetime is six...

The Distribution of Matter and Energy in the Universe

January 4th, 2011

This diagram shows the distribution of matter and energy in the Universe. Matter familiar to us on Earth - the atoms and molecules that make up everything we see - account for only a small fraction...

Euclid Artist Concept

December 1st, 2010

Two spacecraft concepts were studied during the assessment phase: (left) concept from EADS Astrium, and (right) the selected concept from Thales Alenia Space.

Euclid artist concept from EADS Astrium

February 18th, 2010

An artist concept of a proposed design for the Euclid telescope and spacecraft from EADS Astrium.

Artist concept for Euclid from Thales Alenia Space

February 18th, 2010

Thales Alenia Space concept for Euclid, from the assessment study phase.
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