Euclid Survey Begins
February 15th, 2024
An oval projection of the sky, with different shades of grey and blue denoting the area of the sky covered during Euclid’s six-year survey. The Galactic plane bisects the oval, and a diagonal band of light shows dust and other sources in the Solar System. An artist impression of the Euclid spacecraft is visible in the lower right corner. (Credit: ESA/Euclid Consortium)

The Euclid mission was launched on 1 July 2023 to answer fundamental questions about our Universe. During its first months in space, Euclid was thoroughly tested and prepared for routine science observations. On Feburary 14, 2024, Euclid began its six-year survey to explore the dark Universe. 

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