LSE Space supports Gaia  RSS

18 Dec 2013

LSE Space participates in ESA’s new star mapper mission.

LSE Space supports Gaia with an AOCS Spacecraft Operations Engineer, member of the Gaia B Flight Control Team at ESOC (in Darmstadt, Germany).

While the launch was approaching the ESOC Flight Control Teams (in Darmstadt, Germany) intensified their efforts.

LSE Space engineer in the ESOC Main Control Room during a training preceding Gaia launch . Photo: ESA.

Update: successful liftoff on 19 Dec.

Read more on ESA's website.

More info about Gaia operations.

Image top right: ESA/Medialab

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