Europe launches satellite to map 1 billion stars (10)

Washington Times 2013.12.19 13:09
By Associated Press Thursday, December 19, 2013 BERLIN (AP) - The European Space Agency has launched a satellite that it hopes will produce the most accurate three-dimensional map of our part of the Milky Way galaxy. The agency says its Gaia satellite was lifted into space aboard a Russian- made Soyuz carrier system from French Guiana at 6:12 a.m.
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