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GAIA - A billion eyes on the skies

It’s name is GAIA and it’s the perhaps the most ambitious project which has ever faced the European Space Agency. Scheduled to launch in 2013, this new breed of space telescope will stately progress to Lagrange ...

dateOct 21, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Gaia spreads its wings

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA’s Gaia star-mapper has passed a critical test ahead of its launch in 2013: the spacecraft’s sunshield has been deployed for the first time.

dateDec 08, 2011 in Space Exploration
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