FREGAT R/B

Launch Details
Launched 18 December 2013
Flight ended
Status Unknown
Launch site Europe's Spaceport, Kourou, French Guiana
Owner Commonwealth of Independent States (former USSR)
NORAD ID 39480
COSPAR ID 2013-074B
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Timeline

1993 Oct Mission proposed by Lennart Lindegren (Lund University, Sweden) and Michael Perryman (ESA)
2013 Dec 19 Launch from Guiana Space Centre
2014 Jan 8 Insertion into Lissajous orbit around L2
2014 Jul Calibration and testing completed
2016 Sep 14 First data release (Gaia DR1)
2018 Apr 25 Second data release (Gaia DR2)
2020 Dec 3 Third data release (Gaia EDR3)

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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