European Space Agency reveals his plan for collaboration with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in space missions. European Space Agency (ESA) Gaia satellite mission and mapping a billion stars in our Milky Way Galaxy.
Senior Scientific Adivsor Mark McCaughrean of ESA said that ESA’s plan to collaborate with India Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in space missions. He says that “European Space Agency is planning 15 space missions including Bepe Colombo to Mercury in 2018 and Jupiter Icy moons Explorer (Juice) to Jupiter in 2022.”
It was the 1st visit of Senior Scientific Advisor Mark Mccaughrean of ESA to India. He had an informal conversation with former ISRO UR Rao at Bangalore. The current chairmen AS Kiran Kumar was in meeting in Delhi. European Space Agency has also collaborative efforts with 22 countries. The countries including US, China, India, Russia and Japan.
The space mission Bepe Colombo to Mercury is the joint mission between European Space Agency and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. On Gaia Satellite mission, Mark McCaughrean said, “its ambitious space mission to scan a 6-dimensional map of our Milky Way Galaxy of about one billion stars, which is 1% of the Galactic stellar Population.”
He also said that, “ESA has a program to build a gravitational wave detector by 2030, it’s the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna mission to observe and measure gravitational waves directly by using laser interferometry.”
It was the visit of Senior Scientific Advisor Mark Mccaughrean of ESA to India. ESA reveals collaboration with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).