ESA’s Gaia satellite

ESA’s Gaia satellite is a space telescope designed to measure the positions of billions of stars with unprecedented precision. Gaia was launched on 19 December 2013 and is located at the L2 Lagrange point — the same location that the upcoming NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope will have.

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ESA/ATG medialab

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Release date:27 November 2017, 17:00
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Type:Unspecified : Technology : Spacecraft
Category:Spacecraft

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