Euclid

Euclid

EUCLID and the Dark Universe. Learn more about the IAPS contribution to studying the distribution of galaxies and active galactic black holes in the cosmos.

JUICE mission

JUICE mission

The JUICE mission is on its way - find out more about the IAPS contribution to JANUS and MAJIS.

IXPE

IXPE

Discovering the polarised Universe: find out all about the IXPE mission and the first results.

Solar Orbiter

Solar Orbiter

ESA Solar Orbiter and the closest images ever taken - IAPS is on board visit page.

ATHENA

ATHENA

ATHENA, the next great X-ray astrophysics observatory.

IAPS in brief

IAPS (Institute for Space Astrophysics and Planetology) is one of the 16 facilities of the National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF), based in the Tor Vergata area of Rome.

The institute represents one of INAF's main locations for Astrophysics and Planetology research from space, with an intense collaboration with the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and the most important international Space Agencies (ESA, NASA and JAXA). With over 200 staff, it carries out activities in the fields of design, development and data analysis of on-board instrumentation for space missions, theoretical research and development of advanced instrumentation and technologies for observations from Earth.

News from IAPS

IAPS calendar

05 Jun
h11:00
Speakers: Prof. Alvaro Hacar
Dove: Aula IB09 - Istituto di Astrofisica e Planetologia Spaziali

Our Job Opportunities

Below is a selection of the latest calls and job opportunities here at IAPS.