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At their 118th meeting, the Science Programme Committee has approved the DPAC proposal submitted in response to the AO for Gaia data processing. The approval marks an important milestone for the Gaia mission
Published: 7 June 2007
The Science Directorate of the European Space Agency has released an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for membership in the science team of the Gaia mission. The invitation from the Director of Science to respond to this AO is presented here. The AO document and the Science Management Plan can be accessed from the right-hand menu. The deadline for receipt of proposals has now passed.
Published: 1 March 2007
The processing of Gaia's extensive data harvest will be a formidable and complex task, for which ESA must rely on the scientific community.
Published: 16 October 2006
A number of software and research positions to work on Gaia-related tasks are offered at European research institutes.
Published: 5 September 2006
During a ceremony held in Toulouse on 11 May 2006, ESA officially awarded EADS Astrium the contract to develop and build the Gaia satellite.
Published: 11 May 2006
Two postdoc positions are available at the Max Planck Institute forAstronomy, Heidelberg, to work on preparations for the Gaia dataprocessing.
Published: 8 December 2005
The GEPI laboratory at the Observatoire de Paris is offering an engineering position to work on Gaia-related topics.
Published: 26 October 2005
The second meeting of the Data Analysis Coordination Committee was held at MPI, Heidelberg, 6-7 October.
Published: 17 October 2005
Published: 1 July 2005

The development of the Gaia 1.5 giga-pixel detector plane began last week with the signing of a contract between ESA and e2v Technologies.

Published: 13 June 2005
As part of a new research group at the Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) in Heidelberg, a postdoc position is available to work with Coryn Bailer-Jones on Gaia and SDSS/SEGUE. SEGUE is the recently approved extension of the SDSS project to the Galactic plane. The position is concerned with the development and application of astrophysical parameter estimation methods for both Gaia and SEGUE.
Published: 21 April 2005
Gaia in 2004, a status report prepared by the Gaia Project Scientist, summarises the status of the Gaia project at the end of 2004, describes the progress achieved in 2004 with emphasis on the scientific activities, and summarises the major ongoing and planned activities.
Published: 31 March 2005
Dear Colleagues,ESA hereby invites individuals or institutes in Member States,wishing to play a role in the Gaia data processing in the years 2006onwards, to submit a 'Letter of Intent' to ESA outlining theirpossible future involvement.
Published: 17 January 2005
Two engineering positions have been created at GEPI/Observatoire de Paris for one year with a possibility of renewal for one or two years.
Published: 13 December 2004
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