SPHEREx

Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer

future Mission

The Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission will provide the first all-sky spectral survey. Over a two-year planned mission, the SPHEREx Observatory will collect data on more than 300 million galaxies along with more than 100 million stars in the Milky Way in order to explore the origins of the universe.

Type

Space Observatory

Launch

No Earlier Than June 2024

Target

Universe

Objective

Survey the sky in optical as well as near-infrared light
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