Sunday, February 25

European Space

Euclid Space Telescope Will Launch On July 1st
European Space

Euclid Space Telescope Will Launch On July 1st

The Euclid space telescope is scheduled to be launched on July 1, 2023, with a backup launch date of July 2, 2023. The launch is planned for 18:11 Finnish time at the earliest.Euclid has an ambitious goal that would take much longer for older telescopes like Hubble or Webb to achieve. In just six years, it aims to accomplish what would typically take those telescopes over a century. The primary objective of Euclid is to tackle the mystery of dark energy, which refers to the phenomenon of the universe's expansion accelerating.Euclid's mission is crucial in unraveling two of the universe's most perplexing yet significant phenomena: dark matter and dark energy. Professor Hannu Kurki-Suonio from the University of Helsinki explains that these invisible forces have a profound impact on ...