After more than three years in orbit, the mission of the CHEOPS space telescope
on the 7th March 2023 was extended by ESA.
Led by the University of Bern in collaboration with the University of Geneva, CHEOPS is a joint mission of the European Space Agency (ESA
) and Switzerland.
Since its launch in December 2019, the satellite
's extremely precise measurements have contributed to several key discoveries in the field of exoplanets
The extension will make it possible to study these fascinating worlds around other stars
in even more detail.