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ESA to Make a 3D Map of Milky Wayi
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December 20, 2013
The European Space Agency this week successfully launched the star-mapping satellite Gaia on a mission that will take it more than a million kilometers from Earth -- to create the first three-dimensional (3D) map of our galaxy, the Milky Way. VOA’s George Putic has more.

ESA to Make a 3D Map of Milky Way

Published December 20, 2013

The European Space Agency this week successfully launched the star-mapping satellite Gaia on a mission that will take it more than a million kilometers from Earth -- to create the first three-dimensional (3D) map of our galaxy, the Milky Way. VOA’s George Putic has more.


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