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Welcome to ESA's webpages on Einstein Probe, a mission of opportunity with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for extraterrestrial Physics (MPE). Einstein Probe will monitor the X-ray sky to discover & characterise high-energy transients and variability in X-ray band.
Currently foreseen launch date is by the end of 2023.
Einstein Probe @ ESA - Latest News
Announcement of Opportunity for scientists in the Einstein Probe Science Topical Panels
21 Oct 2022 The purpose of the Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is to solicit the participation of the scientific community in the role of ESA appointed scientists to the Science Topical Panels (STP) of the Einstein Probe (EP) mission. Applications are invited from scientists based in ESA Member States.
Launch of ESA webpages of Einstein Probe
19 July 2022 These ESA webpages with information about Einstein Probe see their first light.
Announcement of Opportunity for scientist in the Einstein Probe science management committee
18 June 2021 The purpose of the Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is to solicit the participation of the scientific community in the role of an ESA appointed scientist in the Einstein Probe (EP) mission. This AO is open to scientists based in ESA Member States. Through the appointment, ESA intends to gather independent advice for optimising the exploitation of the mission by the general scientific community.