The AstRoMap project has the goal to prepare a White Book about the astrobiology missions in the next 20 years. The consortium is composed of players at European level, namely: the Belgian User Support and Operations Centre, the Spanish Centro de Astrobiologia, the German Space Agency, the new UK centre for Astrobiology, the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics, and the European Astrobiology Network Association. This Coordination Action has started on 14 October 2012 in Stockholm and will last 3 years.
The MEGAHIT project, aimed at establishing a European programmatic roadmap for the development of breakthrough propulsion systems and advanced power sources for long-duration exploration missions, is a Coordination Action that will run between March 2013 and May 2014. Partners are: NNL, CNES, DLR, KeRC, TAS-I.
The MASE project overall aim in this project is to implement a step change in our understanding of Martian habitability and our ability to detect organisms that might have made use of habitable environments using organisms from analogue environments on the Earth.The project will be launched in 2014 and will last 4 years