The short film "Gaia satellite" made by some Gaia project members of this Department has been awarded (ex aequo) in the contest of short scientists films "Ciencia en acción".
The commission "Ciencia en acción" agreed that: "For accuracy and technical quality of the documentary about the technical aspects of the satellite that, as part of the Gaia mission of the European Space Agency, will get essential information to help a better understanding of the origin and evolution of the Milky Way and other aspects of the universe, among them the role of dark matter, we give the 1st award ex aequo of Short Scientists films at work: "GAIA:THE SATELLITE""
This short is part of a group of videos on Gaia that were produced in the Department of Astronomy and Meteorology of the Universitat de Barcelona. This shorts explain the details of the mission and can be found at:
The shorts are:
- The Gaia mission. Spanish participation
- Gaia, the satellite
- Spanish scientific contribution
- Spanish companies in Gaia
- Science with Gaia