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Science Release: Hubble and Gaia team up to measure 3D stellar motion with record-breaking precision
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A team of astronomers used data from both the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and ESA’s Gaia satellite to directly measure the 3D motions of individual stars in a nearby galaxy. The achieved accuracy is better than anything previously measured for a galaxy beyond the Milky Way. The motions provide a field test of the currently-accepted […]

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How the Gaia Galaxy-Mapping Satellite Works (Infographic)
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The European Space Agency's Gaia telescope has a five-year mission: to catalog and monitor a billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy. The unprecedented survey will reveal properties of each star, including temperature, luminosity and physical composition.

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Europe launches Gaia satellite in one of the most ambitious ever space missions
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Gaia lifted off from French Guiana at 10.12 CET and is one of the most ambitious space missions ever. It's hoped when it is fully operational, astronomers will be able to give an unparalleled and first realistic map of our Milky Way galaxy. Launched …

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Soyuz ST-B successfully launches Gaia space observatory
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An Arianespace Soyuz ST-B rocket successfully launched the impressive Gaia space observatory from the Kourou Spaceport in French Guiana on Thursday. The launch – occurring on schedule at 9:12 am UTC – marks the beginning of an ambitious project to …

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Gaia space telescope's billion pixel camera to map Milky Way
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Designed and built by Astrium for the European Space Agency (ESA), the makers say the telescope is so sensitive that it could measure a person's thumbnail from the Moon, or to put it another way, detect the width of a human hair from 1,000km (620 miles …

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Video: Armin van Buuren ASOT 500 Cape Town liveset
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contents from www.arminonly.net Tracklist 01. Gaia – Status Excessus D (Intro Mix) 02. W&W – AK47 (Original Mix) 03. John O’Callaghan vs. Timmy & Tommy – Talk To Me (Orjan Nilsen Trance Mix) 04. Zombie Nation – Kernkraft 400 (Chris Schweizer Bootleg Mix) 05. Shogun feat. Melissa Loretta – Skyfire (Original Mix) 06. Armin van […]

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