Spectro-Polarimetric Imaging and Characterization of Exo-planetary Systems

From mature planets to protoplanetary discs



update:   21 Sep. 2010

  1. General Facts and Context

    SPICES is a 1.5 m class space telescope project dedicated to the characterization of exoplanets in the visible.

    In has been submitted to ESA in 2007 as a "Cosmic Vision" proposal, but not selected.
    It will be resubmitted to ESA, for a launch in 2020-2022.

  2. Scientific objectives
  3. Instrument
  4. Publications and presentations

Contact: Anthony Boccaletti, Jean Schneider