Gaia successfully launches; New way to measure exoplanet mass: Space Fan News #122

Thank you all for fantastic questions and comments in this week's hangout on buying a telescope! If you haven't seen it yet, please check it out here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzMsjGuImUE Gaia Spacecraft's successful launch: http://www.esa.in

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Thank you all for fantastic questions and comments in this week's hangout on buying a telescope! If you haven't seen it yet, please check it out here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzMsjGuImUE

Gaia Spacecraft's successful launch:
http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Gaia/Liftoff_for_ESA_s_billion-star_surveyor
http://www.bis.gov.uk/ukspaceagency/news-and-events/2013/Nov/countdown-to-the-galactic-census

MIT Announces New Method for Exoplanet Mass Measurement:
http://web.mit.edu/press/2013/new-technique-measures-mass-of-exoplanets-1219.html

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