… there is a star map waiting in the Gaia Archive
…we would like you to come and meet it


The Gaia mission is a long term European wide ESA mission to map two billions of stars in our and nearby galaxies. Italy is a prime contributor to this mission and we are organizing a half-day introduction to Gaia and in particular the scientific results accompanying this data release. Gaia Data Release 3 will be published on Monday 13 June 2022 at 12:00 CET.

PROGRAM (Link to the recorded event)

13 June at 9:45 – 11:00 CET

Welcome, Streaming of ESA/Gaia/DPAC press briefing, opening of  Italian event, presentation of Italy’s role in the mission (organised by ASI and INAF)

13 June at 11:00 – 12:45 CET

Gaia DR3 science results in Italian (speakers: A. Vallenari, M. Bellazzini, R. Drimmel, A. Lanzafame, G. Clementini, V. Ripepi, G. Altavilla, M.G. Lattanzi)

Detailed program


Giuseppina Piccirilli (ASI Press office) – email: giuseppina.piccirilli at asi.it
Marco Galliani (INAF Press office) – email: marco.galliani at inaf.it
Mariateresa Crosta (Gaia DPAC) – email: mariateresa.crosta at inaf.it


 Gaia DR3 event in Italy (ESA Gaia homepage)

 Gaia, la Via Lattea come non l’abbiamo mai vista (link to ASI event description in Italian)

 Gaia DR3 announcement on Media INAF (in Italian)