Voyage 2050
Long-term planning of the ESA Science Programme


Updates on Voyage 2050

25 March 2024

The report from the Expert Committee for the Large-class mission in ESA's Voyage 2050 plan covering the science theme "Moons of the Giant Planets" is published today. The report can be downloaded here. See also the news article Saturn's moon Enceladus top target for ESA.

8 November 2023

Update on the Call for a Medium-size mission: The space science community has narrowed down the shortlist for ESA's next 'medium' mission (M7) to three finalists: M-MATISSE, Plasma Observatory, and THESEUS. Following further study, one will be selected for implementation as the newest addition to ESA's space science mission fleet. Read more here.

13 December 2021

A Call for a Medium-size and a Fast mission opportunity in ESA's Science Programme was issued.

6 December 2021

A Call for Membership in the Expert Committee for the Large mission covering the science theme “Moons of the Giant Planets” was issued. ​The names of the appointed members can be found on the Call website.

11 June 2021

Voyage 2050 sets sail: ESA chooses future science mission themes

​​​​​​ESA’s large-class science missions for the timeframe 2035-2050 will focus on moons of the giant Solar System planets, temperate exoplanets or the galactic ecosystem, and new physical probes of the early Universe. [Read the press release here]

11 June 2021

The report of the Senior Committee to the Director of Science is available to download. 

Last updated: 25 March 2024


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