How Gaias 1 Billion Pixel Camera Works

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The most powerful camera to ever be flown in space, with 106 CCD sensors and almost one billion pixels. Not bad

ESAs Gaia mission aims to map over 1 billion stars several times each to get the clearest 3D map of our galaxy ever. In this video you get to learn how it’s done and how the incredible imaging devices on board work.

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Johny (John-Erik) Krahbichler is the CEO and main author of Gadgetzz, since 2009. While Mr. Krahbichler's expertise is in consumer electronics, his true passion is science´, and educating the world about the universe we inhabit. Check out the non-profit Scientific Literacy Matters Currently Johny is using his experience from covering trade shows such as the CES, to work with trade show exhibition marketing.

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