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Our scientific opportunities support the community through six distinct modes of operation. Links to proposal templates or on-line submission forms are provided for each individual tool.

Find explanations, forms of applications and an overview of current and past activities.

Planetary Sciences

24. May 2024

Venus: Evolution Through Time

The current state of Venus is the result of the cumulative effects of many processes from the planet’s formation, and its magma ocean phase up to present-day. Venus’s interior thermal evolution, volcanic, tectonic and outgassing history, as well as interaction with the atmosphere have left clues to piece back together what made Earth and Venus evolve differently. Therefore, due to its position at the inner edge of the Solar System habitable zone (HZ), Venus evolution through time provides insights on surface habitability of rocky exoplanets.

22. April 2024

Job Posting: Discipline Scientists (Exoplanet Sciences, Planetary Science and Climate Science)

The International Space Science Institute (ISSI) in Bern, Switzerland, invites applications for a Discipline Scientist in the areas of

1) Exoplanet Sciences

2) Planetary Science and

3) Climate Science

A Spiral Amongst Thousands
Credits ESA/Webb, NASA & CSA, A. Martel