European Space Agency's Euclid telescope launches from Florida, US
Sunday, July 2, 2023
Costing €1.4 billion, Euclid was to spend about a month traveling around 1,500,000 kilometers (932,057 mi) to the L2 between the Earth and the Sun, the area of the . There, it would observe about a third of the sky beyond the Milky Way for six years.
NASA designed and built Euclid's Near Infrared and , and NASA's , with a tentative launch date of May 2027, was to provide more refined data scientists could use to correct Euclid's. senior research scientist stated Euclid and Roman would "add up to much more than the sum of their parts [...] Combining their observations will give astronomers a better sense of what's actually going on in the universe."
- Jonathan Amos. "Euclid: Europe's 'dark explorer' telescope launches" — , July 1, 2023
- Elizabeth Howell. "SpaceX rocket launches Euclid space telescope to map the 'dark universe' like never before (video)" — , July 1, 2023
- Ashley Balzer. "NASA's Roman and ESA's Euclid Will Team Up To Investigate Dark Energy" — , June 27, 2023