Project timeline

Due to COVID-19 our schedule underwent a substantial slip, due to delays in the procurement and to our limited ability to work in our laboratories. 

Date to be operational on sky for Science Verification: late 2022

Preliminary design review: July 2017

Final design review:           October 2018

AIT & Test in Europe:         Sep-Dec 2022

Instrument in Chile:            January 2023

End of Commissioning:      June 2023

SOXS offered to public:     October 2023