LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna) Pathfinder

This illustration shows ESA's LISA Pathfinder spacecraft in shades of blue. The craft has an octagonal shape with a relatively flat "face" with smaller components found around the sides of the spacecraft.
December 20, 2022
Historical DateDecember 20, 2022
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An illustration of ESA's LISA Pathfinder spacecraft. The colors depicted in this illustration are for artistic purposes only.

LISA Pathfinder demonstrated technologies required for LISA, a future space probe designed to detect gravitational waves.

Launched: December 3, 2015
Decommissioned: June 30, 2017