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    ESA to Make a 3D Map of Milky Wayi
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    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.


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