ESA's "Gaia" launched on mission to create most accurate map of Milky Way

ESA's "Gaia" launched on mission to create most accurate map of Milky Way

ESA’s Gaia mission was launched on the morning of December 19th from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on its exciting mission to create the most accurate map yet of the Milky Way.

By making accurate measurements of the positions and