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Mission control ready for Gaia launch

( —Shortly after a powerful Soyuz launcher lofts Gaia, ESA's new star mapper, into space on Thursday, teams on the ground will establish initial radio contact. Even then, tension will run high in ESA's mission ...

dateDec 18, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Gaia mapping the stars of the Milky Way

ESA's billion-star surveyor, Gaia, has completed final preparations in Europe and is ready to depart for its launch site in French Guiana, set to embark on a five-year mission to map the stars with unprecedented precision.

dateJun 28, 2013 in Astronomy
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Unfolding Gaia

( —Gaia, ESA's billion-star surveyor, will be launched into space towards the end of this year. In the meantime, ESA Space Science has launched a new 'minisite' focused on the Gaia mission.

dateJun 25, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Vienna platform launches opera live stream

(AP)—Vienna's opera scene is going live on the web for the first time with the launch of the first Internet-based platform for streaming classical productions from the Austrian capital.

dateOct 21, 2012 in Internet
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