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Media kit for Gaia Data Release 2

Publication date: 20 April 2018

Copyright: ESA

This media kit contains background information about the Gaia mission. It has been prepared to accompany Gaia Data Release 2.

Contents:
Gaia – the billion star surveyor
Fast facts
Mapping the Galaxy with Gaia
Gaia's second data release – the Galactic census takes shape
Caveats and future releases
Science with Gaia's new data
Science highlights from Gaia's first data release
Making sense of it all – the role of the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium
Where is Gaia and why do we need to know?
From ancient star maps to precision astrometry
Appendices: Resources, Information about the press event, Media contacts

File updated 24 April 2018, to correct typo.

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Last Update: 24 April 2018

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