UK technology powering space surveys

Content by:
Roy Haworth - Airbus
June 26, 2022

Gaia’s latest major data release reveals new detail on nearly 2 billion stars, providing largest ever catalogue of information on stars in our galaxy.

The data from Gaia reveals new information on 'starquakes', waves across the surfaces of stars. ⭐UK work is vital to the mission, including from Teledyne e2v, Airbus Defence and Space , University of Cambridge, with over £25 million funding from us and STFC. 🛰️Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd in Cornwall has also been upgraded to receive Gaia's data.

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