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Vacuum integrity test LPF

LPF - Vacuum Integrity Test

Testing carried out by Astrium UK at Ottobrun, Germany.

Media Description: 

LISA Pathfinder (LPF) will test key LISA technologies in space. But first, LISA Pathfinder itself had to undergo a series of tests. Here, Pathfinder is about to be tested for vacuum integrity in a series of space environment tests conducted in Ottobrun, Germany by Astrium UK, the prime contractor for the LPF spacecraft.