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LPF arrives at Kourou, French Guiana

The An-124 carrying LPF arrives at Kourou
Oct 08, 2015

LPF arrives safely at the launch site in Kourou, French Guiana.

LISA Pathfinder (LPF), the test mission to demonstrate new technologies necessary for the planned gravitational wave observatory LISA, arrived in Kourou on October 8th, 2015, in preparation for launch.

LISA Pathfinder was flown from London Stansted Airport to Cayenne Félix Eboué Airport, French Guiana, on an Antonov An-124 cargo aircraft. Copyright: ESA The spacecraft, along with specialised support equipment, was transported from London on an Antonov An-124 cargo airplane. Copyright: ESA - C. García Marirrodriga
LPF on an Antonov An-124
cargo aircraft.
LPF arrives at Kourou

This is the first entry in ESA´s LISA Pathfinder launch campaign journal series. Between now and launch, the LISA Pathfinder team at Kourou will share their experiences as they prepare for that big event. Today's contribution is from the project manager, César García Marirrodriga.

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