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… and we got there!

8 Jan 2014, 08:16 UTC
… and we got there!
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ESA’s billion-star surveyor Gaia is now in its operational orbit around a gravitationally stable virtual point in space called ‘L2’, 1.5 million km from Earth.
Soyuz VS06, with Gaia space observatory, lifted off from Europe's Spaceport, French Guiana, on 19 December 2013. Credit: ESA/S. Corvaja, 2013
Via ESA web

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