Gaia UK news
Gaia will release the first mission data on 14 September 2016.
Visit our stand at the Big Bang Fair 2016.
Gaia observations of the supernova in Centaurus A.
The second anniversary of Gaia's launch on 19 December 2013 was commemorated by the Mullard Space Science Laboratory Astronomy Blog.
The contents of the first Gaia Intermediate Data Release have been announced today (16 November 2015) at the Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC) plenary meeting.
A local cosmic celebrity was recently pictured among the multitude of stars and Solar System bodies surveyed by ESA’s Gaia satellite: Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, currently accompanied by another ESA spacecraft, Rosetta.
Last Friday, 21 August, ESA’s billion-star surveyor, Gaia, completed its first year of science observations in its main survey mode.
The Gaia satellite has discovered a unique binary system where one star is 'eating' the other, but neither star has any hydrogen, the most common element in the Universe.
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