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22/02/2017 ESA images, videos and data available through Open Access

On 20 February 2017 ESA adopted an Open Access policy for content such as still images, videos and selected sets of data. A news article by ESA describes the Open Access policy as adopted by ESA. More information on sets of information currently available can be found here.

20/02/2017 Vacancy for post-doc/engineer position at Paris Observatory

The CU6 DPAC team at Paris Observatory is looking for a post-doc/engineer. The selected candidate will work in Meudon on the software development (conception, optimisation) of the spectroscopic data analysis modules, and on the analysis of the results. Further information and details on how to apply can be found here.

03/02/2017 Gaia DR2 Schedule

The schedule leading up to Gaia DR2 (Data Release 2) has recently been revisited by the DPAC project office, together with ESA. Some necessary changes in the data processing, together with an improved data processing flow, have led to a revised schedule which is believed to be firm as it is based on true performance testing and availability analysis of hardware and people. The new release date will be April 2018. Further details are available here.

25/01/2017 Vacancy: Post-doctoral fellowship at IMCCE/Paris Observatory

A postdoc position "Gaia astrometry and physical properties of asteroids" is available at the IMCCE/Paris Observatory related to the scientific exploitation and validation of Gaia data on asteroids. This fellowship is intended for a period of 18 months, with a possible extension depending on funding and performance. The application deadline is 1 March 2017 with a start date before 1 June 2017. The position will remain open until fulfilled. More information can be found here.

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