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LISA Pathfinder being lowered onto the Vega launcher's Payload Adaptor

Date: 13 November 2015
Satellite: LISA Pathfinder
Location: Centre Spatial Guyanais, Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA-CNES-Arianespace / Optique Vidéo du CSG - G. Barbaste

The LISA Pathfinder launch composite is being integrated to the Vega launcher's payload adaptor (PLA). The PLA – the black conical structure – is the fixture by which the spacecraft is mounted on the launcher.

Last Update: 18 November 2015

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