Welcome to ESA's webpages on Einstein Probe, a mission of opportunity with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for extraterrestrial Physics (MPE). Einstein Probe will monitor the X-ray sky to discover & characterise high-energy transients and variability in X-ray band.

Einstein Probe Latest News

Launch of ESA webpages of Einstein Probe 

19 July 2022 These ESA webpages with information about Einstein Probe see their first light.

Announcement of Opportunity for scientist in the Einstein Probe science management committee

18 June 2021 The purpose of the Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is to solicit the participation of the scientific community in the role of an ESA appointed scientist in the Einstein Probe (EP) mission. This AO is open to scientists based in ESA Member States. Through the appointment, ESA intends to gather independent advice for optimising the exploitation of the mission by the general scientific community.

More about Einstein Probe

NAOC Einstein Probe mission website