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ESA’s Gaia star-mapper has passed a critical test ahead of its launch in 2013: the spacecraft’s sunshield has been deployed for the first time.
The largest digital camera ever built for a space mission has been painstakingly mosaiced together from 106 separate electronic detectors.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan.
Another milestone in the development of ESA's Gaia spacecraft has been passed with the successful conclusion of two parallel test programs during October.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaia Interactive, owner of Gaia Online, the world's most active social gaming community with more than eight million young adult members, today announced Grave Danger! - Gaia's 2010 Halloween game.
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaiam, Inc. (Nasdaq: GAIA), a lifestyle media company, will announce results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010 at the close of the market on Wednesday, November 3, 2010.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct.
ESA's mission to measure the precise positions of a billion stars reached an important milestone on September 3 with the delivery of its first primary mirror.
Draco (dragon or serpent) Constellation -- Location: Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 17h; Declination: +65; Source: Creation and dragon myths from Greek, Roman, eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, Indian and Norse cultures Two circumstances lie behind the multitude of myths associated with Draco. First, due to the precession of the Earth, Draco's star Thuban was the pole star approximately 4000 years ago. It would have seemed to ancient sky watchers that the Earth...
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