The purpose of this Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is to solicit the participation of the scientific community in the role of Community Scientist (CS) in the Ariel mission.

This AO is open to scientists affiliated with institutes located in ESA Member States. Scientists involved in the Ariel Mission Consortium (AMC) (programmatic, scientific, or technical) management or being responsible for hardware or software development and procurement activities are not eligible to apply.

Proposals, in PDF format, must be submitted using the proposal submission form linked below, before the deadline of 31 August 2021, 12:00 (noon) CEST.

ESA release available at: ARIEL CS 2021