Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of TBR/UserApp/Space/LISA_Pathfinder


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Mar 26, 2011, 1:11:14 AM (8 years ago)
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JoelSherrill
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Update launch date

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  • TBR/UserApp/Space/LISA_Pathfinder

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    99The mission consists of placing two test-masses in a nearly perfect gravitational free-fall, and of controlling and measuring their motion with unprecedented accuracy. This is achieved through state-of-the-art technology comprising inertial sensors, a laser metrology system, a drag-free control system and an ultra-precise micro-propulsion system.
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    11 All these technologies are essential not only for LISA; they also lie at the heart of any future space-based test of Einstein's General Relativity. LISA Pathfinder is scheduled for launch at the end of 2009.
     11All these technologies are essential not only for LISA; they also lie at the heart of any future space-based test of Einstein's General Relativity. Originally scheduled for launch at the end of 2009, LISA Pathfinder is expected to launch in 2013 or 2014.
    1212 =  Objectives  =
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