Launched in 2013, the European Space Agency’s Gaia space telescope is in the process of creating the most detailed star chart in the history of astronomy. With unequaled precision and detail, the movements of 1.7 billion stars are now available to scientists and the public. Gaia scientist Timo Prusti speaks with Motherboard’s Becky Ferreira about this groundbreaking mission to map the heavens.
Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD
More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo