Seeing the Euclid satellite before it flies ...

On February 22, Thales Alenia Space, joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33 %) and industrial prime contractor for Euclid, together with European Space Agency (ESA) welcomed for the first time eminent scientists from the Euclid Consortium with the satellite in its final integration phase. The iconic Euclid satellite will study one of the Universe’s best kept secrets, namely dark matter and dark energy.


From left to right: Chiara Moretti, Pedro Carrilho, Alkistis Pourtsidou, Dida Markovic

Alkistis Pourtsidou
Alkistis Pourtsidou
Associate Professor (Reader) in Theoretical Astrophysics