Alfvén
particle acceleration processes, and their consequences for electromagnetic radiation and energy transport in highly magnetised plasmas










Alfven-MICE
ISS_aurora

News

18 October 2017 M5: The proposal has passed the Technical and Programmatic review stages and is one of 12 remaining proposals.

In the next few weeks, we will be responding to the Scientific Review Assessment Panel.

The outcome is expected to be known in early 2018.

 

05 October 2016 M5: The proposal has been completed and submitted to ESA - their review process is ongoing

We would like to thank everyone who contributed to its production.

* Team members will soon be able to download a copy here (password protected)

 

20 July 2015 M5: ESA have announced (here) plans for a new Medium Class mission competition, M5

Proposals are due in April 2016 (tentative date)

This would provide a new opportunity to propose a mission with objectives similar to Alfvén+

 

 

04 June 2015 M4: ESA have announced (here) three missions to go forward for further study, culminating in selection of just one.

Unfortunately, Alfvén+ was not among this final group of three.

We thank all those who contributed to and otherwise supported the Alfvén+ proposal.

 

03 March 2015 M4: Alfvén+ has passed ESA's initial technical review.

This review has reduced 27 proposals to 10 proposals still in competition.

A scientific review is now in progress.

 

15 January 2015 M4: The proposal has been completed and submitted to ESA

We would like to thank everyone who contributed to its production.

* Team members can download a copy here (password protected)

 

30 September 2014 M4: A Team Meeting was held in Paris Sept 30th-Oct 02nd 2014.

* Participants can find presentations here (password protected)

 

19 August 2014 M4: ESA have announced plans for a new Medium Class mission competition, M4

Proposals are due on 15 January 2015

 

 

25 February 2011 M3: ESA have announced (here) four missions to go forward for further study, culminating in selection of just one.

Unfortunately, Alfvén was not among this final group of four.

We thank all those who contributed to and otherwise supported the Alfvén proposal.

 

19 January 2011 M3: Alfvén has passed ESA's initial technical review.

This review has reduced 47 proposals to 14 proposals still in competition.

A scientific review is now in progress.

 

03 December 2010 M3: The proposal has been completed and submitted to ESA - their review process is ongoing

We would like to thank everyone who contributed to its production.

 

29 July 2010 M3: ESA have announced plans for a new Medium Class mission competition, M3

Proposals are due on 03 December 2010


Andrew Fazakerley and Matthieu Berthomier

 


Alfvén M4 - Last Updated 02 April 2015

Auroral photograph courtesy NASA.