December 30, 2013
ESA’s Highlights Of 2013
2013 has been a year of firsts, farewells and astonishing findings. It began with ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano training for the Volare Mission in Russia’s Star City and it ended with Gaia, ESA’s billion-star surveyor, lifting off from Europe’s spaceport in Kourou. But a lot more has happened in between!