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Filling of the Gaia spacecraft fuel tanks
- Title Filling of the Gaia spacecraft fuel tanks
- Released 10/12/2013 9:30 am
- Copyright ESA-CNES-Arianespace / Optique Vidéo du CSG - S. Martin
Filling of the Gaia spacecraft fuel tanks at the Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. A global space astrometry mission, Gaia will make the largest, most precise three-dimensional map of our Galaxy by surveying more than a thousand million stars. Gaia is scheduled for launch on 19 December 2013.
More on the countdown to Gaia's launch in the blog: blogs.esa.int/gaia/
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