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Terrestrial Planet Finder - TPF

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The Terrestrial Planet Finder mission will be an orbital IR interferometer designed to detect extra-solar Earth-like planets within 13Pc of our solar system.

Mission Timeline

  • 2008-2010 - Program start
  • Beyond 2015 - Program end


Last Updated on December 16, 1999

Visits since 10/99. Last Updated on December 15, 2001
Karen. Meech, Institute for Astronomy, UH
meech@ifa.hawaii.edu