Gaia news flash #2

Gaia news flash #2

Mounting a solar panel on the sunshield

1.) A new photo series was published about the launch processing of Gaia, this time it is from ESA itself at:

2.) ESA has published a very informative blog entry describing the installation of the sunshield of Gaia. Please visit the blog post at:

3.) Great news indeed! And again it is about the sunshield of Gaia! The deployment test of the sunshield (DSA) of Gaia has happened in the S1B building of the European spaceport in Kourou. It went well after all. The confirmation was just appearing here:


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