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ESA's Gaia camera packs 1 billion pixels

European Space Agency's imaging device is embarking on an ambitious mission to chart the largest and most precise 3D map of the Milky Way.

By July 11, 2011

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ESA's Gaia camera packs one billion pixels, maps entire Milky Way in 3D

The European Space Agency has just flopped out a 1 billion pixel (that's, one thousand megapixels) imaging device known as GAIA, which will map our galaxy in 3D.

By July 11, 2011

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Close-up of first comet to give a ride around the sun

An ESA spacecraft nears its target, a comet the Philae lander will saddle up to for a ride around our nearest star.

By July 31, 2014

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Astronaut drives rover on Earth -- from space

Traveling in orbit at over 17,000 miles per hour, an ESA astronaut maneuvers a remote-controlled vehicle in the Netherlands to demonstrate "space Internet."

By August 11, 2014

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ESA confirms new E3 dates, growth

The video game industry's lobbying organization "announces" the new format for the show after published reports include all the details.

By October 22, 2008

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Call it min-E3: ESA downsizing E3 for 2007

Call it min-E3: ESA downsizing E3 for 2007

By July 31, 2006

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A visit to the heart of European space research

Road Trip 2011: An hour south of Amsterdam, the European Space Agency maintains ESTEC, its primary environmental testing and research hub. This is where ESA readies satellites for space and much more.

By June 24, 2011

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Landing on a comet is hard: Rosetta searches for the sweet spot

The Rosetta mission has narrowed down the selection of possible landing sites to just five candidates, but it's going to be tricky to touch down.

By August 26, 2014