Recognizing the worldwide efforts underway to develop ground- and space-based infra-structure aiming at the characterization of exoplanets and the exploration of the solar system, and building upon the over 40 years of experience in the area of space research, the University of Bern has created the Center for Space and Habitability (CSH).
Wednesday 19th February 2014
Today, the European Space Agency (ESA) has given the green light for the industrial implementation of the CHEOPS mission which is being led by the University of Bern. In addition, ESA selected today the «PLATO» M-class mission in which the University of Bern is also heavily involved. Hardly a month after the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) «PlanetS» has been selected by the Swiss Federal Council, these decisions confirm the leading position of Bern's space and planetary research. Media release