The aerospace company Thales Alenia Space (TAS) has been chosen as prime contractor for Europe’s Euclid satellite that will study dark energy and dark matter, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced on 27 June.

TAS's contract, which will be signed in the coming weeks and it's valued at €322.5 million, completes the sourcing of the two major elements that make up Euclid. The company will construct the structure for the space telescope as well as combine and configure the different devices th...

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