Biggest Camera in Solar System to Create 3D Map of Milky Way

Posted by on June 30, 2013 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments

Richard Gray | Telegraph | Jun 29 2013
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The biggest digital camera in the world is to be launched into space later this year to produce the most detailed map of our galaxy ever created.

The £630 million Gaia Space Telescope will take three dimensional pictures of more than a billion stars in the Milky Way in an attempt to help astronomers pinpoint our location in the galaxy for the first time.

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