LISA Pathfinder in space
Artist's impression of LISA Pathfinder, ESA's mission to test technology for future gravitational-wave observatories in space.
LISA Pathfinder operates from a vantage point in space about 1.5 million km from Earth towards the Sun, orbiting the first Sun–Earth Lagrangian point, L1.
Animated sequence of the journey: LISA Pathfinder's journey to L1.
Last Update: 1 September 2019