Gaia in the UK

Taking the Galactic Census

Gaia mission extension

On 22 November 2017 European Space Agency announced that the Science Programme Committee (SPC) has decided to extend the Gaia operations beyond the nominal 5 years until the end of 2020. Following the standard ESA science mission extension procedure this extension should be confirmed next year and a proposal for 2021-22 will be submitted for SPC approval.

Page last updated: 05 December 2017