SpaceTech PVA for ESA mission PLATO

The PLAnetary Transits and Oscillations of stars mission (PLATO) is the third medium-class mission in ESA's Cosmic Vision program. The mission goal is to find and study a large number of extrasolar planetary systems, with emphasis on the properties of terrestrial planets in the habitable zone around solar-like stars.

SpaceTech PVA PLATOSpaceTech photovoltaic assembly for PLATO

After being selected as provider of the EUCLID sunshield, PLATO is the next ESA science mission with STI involvement. STI will provide the photovoltaic assembly of PLATO.

PLATO mission launch

PLATO launch is planned for 2026.

               PLATO mission logo (source: ESA)