LISA Pathfinder launched to test gravity wave measurement equipment

Dec

4

2015

The LISA Pathfinder spacecraft was launched this morning at 5:04, and finally in 2016 into an orbit to get the sun. The purpose of the mission is to investigate whether certain technology works well to measure gravitational waves from space. The waves are ripples in space-time, which a century ago were predicted by Albert Einstein in general relativity.

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