The LISA Pathfinder optical bench being tested at the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover.
Before being declared spaceworthy, the LISA Pathfinder optical bench underwent a series of rigorous tests at varoius institutes and industrial partners. Here it is being prepared for tests in a vacuum environment by Dr. Gerhard Heinzel at the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover in Germany.
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute)/Norbert Michalke
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