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Artist's view of the COROT telescope
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- Title Artist's view of the COROT telescope
- Released 26/10/2006 9:27 am
- Copyright CNES/D.Ducros
COROT, due for launch in late 2006, will be the first spacecraft devoted to the search for rocky planets, similar to our own Earth. It will look for the tiny drop in light caused by a planet as it slips across the face of its parent star.
COROT is a CNES mission with ESA participation.