Thursday in photos

Thursday, December 19, 2013.

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This photo provided by ESA (European Space Agency) shows the European rocket Ariane taking off from the Kourou space base, French Guiana, Thursday Dec. 19, 2013. The European Space Agency successfully launched a satellite, named Gaia, Thursday in a bid to produce the most accurate three-dimensional map of our part of the Milky Way, and provide an insight into the evolution of the galaxy. (AP Photo/JM Guillon, ESA)
Photo by JM Guillon
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In the community
Do you know an exceptional citizen who has impacted and inspired others?
KIRO Radio and WSECU would like to recognize six oustanding citizens this year. Nominate them to be recognized and to receive a $2,000 charitable grant.

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