The SAINT-EX research group uses ground- and space-based observatories to search and characterise planets orbiting other stars than our sun. Our team focuses on 1) the detection of rocky exoplanets, 2) the remote sensing of planetary atmospheres/surfaces and 3) statistical analyses to understand exoplanet properties at the individual and population levels. The SAINT-EX group is also leading the development of the eponymous observatory designed to discover planets similar to the Earth orbiting in the habitable zone of their stars.
SAINT-EX Commissioning in progress
Our team was in Mexico in the past two months to install and test our robotic observatory SAINT-EX. Science operations will start in February 2019.