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LISA PATHFINDER Launched!

   LISA Pathfinder (LPF), the mission to demonstrate new technologies  necessary for the planned gravitational wave observatory eLISA, has been satisfactory launched from Kourou on December 3nd, 2015.

 

   After the 1 day delay because of an issue from the Vega launcher, the spacecraft has launched today at 05:04 CET time (UTC + 01).

 Here you can watch the liftoff!!   

 

The spacecraft begins a travel to L1, where will become an space laboratory to check the technology for a future space born Gravitational Wave detector.

 

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