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Mission Adoption

Update: 21/06/2017

PLATO has been officially adopted by ESA as the M3 mission. Thank you to all PSM members for all of your hard work to get us to this point.

The PSM Office has new contact information. Please address all email to

Updated versions of the Work Breakdown Structure (Resources page) and Work Package Descriptions (PSM members page) are now available for download.

The PSM are currently engaged in scientific evaluation of the theoretical on-board processing algorithms. This review process will continue until mid-July.

Definition of the high-level overview for PDC-PSM interactions continue to be major pieces of work for both the PSM and PDC Offices.

The PSM Coordination Team continue to meet regularly via their monthly teleconferences (see the Events Calendar). For details on meetings specific to different branches of the PSM, please contact the relevant WP leaders (listed on the People page)


Wed 04 Oct '17
New WP120 Stellar Science website is live

WP120, the Core Stellar Science branch of the PSM has a new website. Please check it out at this link (

Mon 25 Sep '17
10th DPA-WG meeting

The 10th meeting of the DPA-WG is taking place on October 11th and 12th, at Observatoire de Paris. Attendance is by invitation only.

PLATO Week 5 - Porto

The Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), Universidade do Porto, Portugal will organise the fifth PLATO Week that is scheduled from 24/10/2017 to 26/10/2017. For questions concerning the local organisation please contact Please note that attendance is by invitation only.

For more information, please see the meeting website.


PLATO Events

Upcoming events

Tue 24 Oct '17

Recent events

Wed 11 Oct '17
Tue 05 Sep '17