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Latest LISA Pathfinder mission Stories

Vega Gets Ready For Exploitation
2011-10-28 09:57:19

The Vega launch vehicle program has recently taken several major steps towards operation: the decision has been made to start the qualification launch campaign.

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2010-10-22 08:20:00

A European team working on the LISA Pathfinder mission has completed an extensive series of ground tests on the spacecraft's optical payload.

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2009-11-12 06:50:00

Flight-model units for the LISA Pathfinder spacecraft are undergoing a series of tests to determine their magnetic characteristics.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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