Science & Technology

ESA to Make a 3D Map of Milky Wayi
X
December 20, 2013 10:00 PM
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.


You May Like

Obama: Alaskans Feel Signs of Climate Change

They're seeing bigger storm surges as sea ice melts, more wildfires, erosion of glaciers, shorelines More

Katrina Brought Enduring Changes to New Orleans

The city’s recovery is the result of the people and culture the city is famous for, as well as newcomers and start-up industries More

Magical Photo Slides Show Native Americans in Late 1800s

Walter McClintock spent 20 years photographing the Blackfoot Indians and their vanishing culture at the dawn of the modern age More