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 News & Highlights

01/10/2014 Vacancy: 2015 ESTEC student placements

In 2015 ESA will offer students a wide range of work placement options again. The deadline for applications for an ESTEC placement is 31 October 2014. Candidates interested in working with the Gaia project scientist team can contact the Gaia helpdesk for advice and further information. Information about the selection process and the terms and conditions is available on the ESA Careers page.

23/09/2014 New: collection of commissioning and early routine phase images

A collection of commissioning and early routine phase images and figures is available now. Visit the new Media Gallery section.


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