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SPIRou / Infrared SpectroPolarimeter

Schedule

The main SPIRou milestones are as follows:

  • 2010 December: Conceptual Design Review
  • 2012 October: Preliminary Design Review
  • 2014 April: Final Design Review. More info...
  • 2015 June: Mid Term Review. More info...
  • 2015-2016 : Manufacturing, procurement, assembly, integration, testing and validation at IRAP
  • 2017 November : Final Acceptance Tests Review. More info...
  • 2018 January : Shipping to CFHT
  • 2018 February: Installation at CFHT. More info...
  • 2018 April: First light on sky at CFHT. More info...
  • 2019 January: Final Acceptance Review. More info...
  • 2019 February: Beginning of SPIRou Legacy Survey