Jul 18th: The ESA Gaia Mission: Understanding our Galaxy

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Podcaster: Dr. Geraint Jones

Title: Thinking Space 001: The ESA Gaia Mission: Understanding our Galaxy

Organization: University College London’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UK. 

Link : Institution website: http://ucl.ac.uk/mssl
Podcast on twitter: https://twitter.com/thinkspacechat

Description: Thinking Space is the podcast of University College London’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory, MSSL. We discuss science and innovation at the UK’s largest university space research group. In this episode, Dr Geraint Jones ( @einionyn ) interviews MSSL’s Dr George Seabroke (@georgeseabroke) about the science return of the European Space Agency’s Gaia mission that is conducting an ambitious survey of stars in the Milky Way galaxy.

Bio: Dr Geraint Jones ( @einionyn )  is a planetary scientist at UCL’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory who has worked on several space missions, including Cassini-Huygens, Ulysses, and Rosetta, and is involved in preparations for future missions such as the JUICE mission to Jupiter and Ganymede and ExoMars 2020. Geraint has previously worked at several other institutions, including NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab and the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Germany.

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