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LISA

LISA
LISA

Mission
Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA)

RAL Space Involvement 
Optical bench, Engineering models, charge neutraliser

Subject
Fundamental Physics

Main Objectives 
Detecting gravitational waves is the goal of ESA's future LISA mission

Launch Date
2017

Contact 
Doug Griffin

Current Phase
Future

Description
LISA will search for gravitational radiation from astronomical sources, testing the fundamental theories of gravitation.

Further project information
NASA (link opens in a new window)
ESA (link opens in a new window)
RAL Space (link opens in a new window)


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