Missions & instruments Astrophysics

The menu at the left shows ASTROPHYSICS missions (and instruments and demonstrators) with SRON involvement. For each a brief description is given of the science goals and technology involved, with links to further info. INTRO ASTROPHYSICS PROGRAMME Go to


GUSTO in Antarctica with its solar panels attached ready for lift-off and flight

GUSTO is a NASA mission that will launch a high-altitude balloon including a one-meter telescope. GUSTO has been launched December 31st 2023 and its aim is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the inner workings of our galaxy and one of our companion galaxies, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), by tracing all phases of the …

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