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World's most powerful satellite telescope 'Gaia' launched to map Milky Way in 3D

RT.com - Europe has launched a billion dollar state of the art space telescope, that should bring back home the most detailed 3D map of our galaxy.

The five-year-long space voyage of the telescope named Gaia has started from Kourou in French Guiana, where it has taken off on top of a Russian-built Soyuz-Fregat rocket.  Read more.

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