Monthly Archives: July 2014

‘Go’ for science

Following the extensive in-orbit commissioning review and after encountering the unexpected challenges highlighted previously on the blog, Gaia is now ready to begin its science mission. Read the announcement published today on the ESA Portal: Gaia: 'Go'...

Asteroids at the “photo finish”

Today's Gaia blog post is contributed by Paolo Tanga, Associate Astronomer at the Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur, Nice (France). We tend to think that a still picture, shot with an ordinary camera, represents a subject at...