About WSO-UV

The World Space Observatory - Ultraviolet (WSO-UV) is an international space telescope that will be launched in 2022 to guarantee observational access in the ultraviolet (UV) range to astronomers after the end of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) mission.

The mission is run by an international consortium led by Russia and also involving Spain. This is the web page of the Spanish team. Visit here the Russian site.

The Spanish participation is funded by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism (industrial activities) and the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (scientific activities). The Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) is the scientific responsible for Spain.


The Science Working Group held a meeting last week to assess the situation of the WSO-UV and take appropriate actions. More news about it will be...

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We are pleased to notify that the Mexican Space Agency (AEM) has funded an initial study to identify the lines of participation in the WSO-UV project....

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