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LiteBIRD

(Light satellite for the studies of B-mode polarization and Inflation from cosmic background Radiation Detection)
(proposed spacecraft to map CMB polarization)

LiteBIRD (for Light satellite for the studies of B-mode Polarization and Inflation from Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) Detection) is a proposed space mission to map CMB Polarization to identify primordial Gravitational Waves (GW). As of 2017, the aim is a launch in the late 2020s.


(plan,observatory,space,JAXA,infrared,cosmology,CMB)
http://litebird.jp/eng/

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