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The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced to develop a group of four satellites in the new space science program, which includes "Einstein-Probe (EP)".

The engineering implementation phase for the EP hardware was started in Sep 2017, and the approval of the mission was officially endorsed by CAS in Dec 2017.

2015/05 Breaking News: In May 2015 Einstein Probe was selected as a 'candidate mission of priority’ in the space science programme of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It would go ahead without further selection once the funding is allocated from the government, aiming for launch around 2020.

The ISSI-Beijing Forum:  international conference on  “Exploring the dynamic X-­‐ray Universe” has been successfully held on May 6-7th 2014,ISSI-Beijing/NSSC, Beijing (co-organized with the International Space Science Institute – Beijing)