LISA Pathfinder Operations: commissioning and operations
LPF went online in March and, since then, performed spectacularly, far exceeding all expectations. LISA Pathfinder created the quietest place known to humankind, demonstrating that the technology onboard is a perfect option to measure gravitational waves in outer space.
LISA Pathfinder is an ESA technology test mission for the LISA mission. LISA Pathfinder is testing most LISA technologies in space and will validate a complete model of all physical noise that can be extrapolated to the full LISA mission.
Watch also part 2 & 3:
Media use and copyright:
© Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute/AEI) / Milde Marketing | Science Communication