Gaia was launched today at 09:12:19 UTC from the European Spaceport in Kourou in French Guiana.
Gaia UK news
ESA has unveiled Gaia logo which be put on the launcher fairing.
Gaia pre-launch press conference will be held in the lecture theatre at Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) in London on Tuesday 26 November.
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