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The University of Leicester has a long and distinguished record of discovery in space science and Earth observation.

The University plays a vital role in many space missions for agencies including NASA, European Space Agency (ESA), UKSA, ISRO (India) and JAXA (Japan), covering astronomical, planetary and EO science missions.

The Leicester Institute for Space and Earth Observation (LISEO) brings together all the research work within the University with focuses on missions and instruments, space & EO data and innovation. Our aim is to bring science leadership and develop expertise on data analysis, data exploitation and leading technology that can be applied to space and space enabled economy.