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04/04/2017 Cancelled: expected downtime of Cosmos infrastructure from 28 April until 30 April.
The announced downtime of the Cosmos infrastructure from 19:30 on Friday 28 April until Sunday 30 April has been cancelled. There are no problems to be expected with the usage of Cosmos, Livelink or the cosmos mail server.
20/04/2017 Gaia celebrates its 1000th day in routine phase
Today Gaia celebrates its 1000th day in routine phase. After the launch on 19 December 2013 and the six-month long in-orbit commissioning period, the routine scientific operations phase started on 25 July 2014.
Since then, Gaia gathered more than 35 TB of data and observed close to 70 billion transits. Thanks to all Gaia DPAC and ESA Gaia people for their enthusiasm and dedication to Gaia! Find more mission numbers here.
12/04/2017 Story on the motion of two million stars
Ever wondered what the universe would look like in 5 million years? The proper motions of the TGAS stars were propagated into the future, leading to a mesmerising video on the motion of two million stars.
04/04/2017 Downtime expected of Cosmos infrastructure from 28 April until 30 April.
From 19:30 on Friday 28 April until Sunday 30 April major network maintenance will be done at ESTEC leading to a downtime of the Gaia Cosmos webpage and all associated services such as Livelink. Emails sent to Cosmos mailinglists during this downtime will be delivered with a delay.
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