GUYANE / 6th successful launch for Vega


Yesterday, the European satellite Lisa Pathfinder was placed in its first orbit, after its launch by a Vega rocket from the Kourou space center, announced Arianespace.

The satellite - responsible for observing the gravitational waves theorized by Albert Einstein - will make a six-week trip into space. Its operational orbit is located approximately 1,5 million kilometers from Earth.

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