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SPIRou / Infrared SpectroPolarimeter

2014 April: SPIRou passes its Final Design Review

The SPIRou Final Design Review was successfully held in Toulouse on 2014 April 28-30.

The SPIRou team, the FDR panel and SPIRou partner executives at IRAP / OMP following the successful FDR review

SPIRou FDR review

The design phase of SPIRou was recently completed with the Final Design Review held at Cité de l’Espace in Toulouse.

SPIRou is now entering the construction phase, aiming for an integration of the whole instrument in Toulouse (IRAP / OMP) in 2016 and a first light at CFHT in 2017.

Regular information on how the construction of SPIRou progresses will be posted on this web site.