LISA Pathfinder in space

LISA Pathfinder in space

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25/11/2015 3:00 pm

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ESA–C.Carreau

Description

Artist’s impression of LISA Pathfinder, ESA’s mission to test technology for future gravitational-wave observatories in space.

LISA Pathfinder will operate from a vantage point in space about 1.5 million km from Earth towards the Sun, orbiting the first Sun–Earth Lagrangian point, L1.

Animated sequence of the journey: LISA Pathfinder’s journey to L1

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