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Arianespace has successfully launched the LISA Pathfinder technology demonstrator for the European Space Agency (ESA) with Vega light launcher. The company's 11th launch of the year took place on December 3 at 1:04 am local time from the Guiana Space Center (CSG) in Kourou French Guiana.

he sixth Vega to be launched from French Guiana has completed its basic assembly at the Spaceport, readying this light-lift vehicle to receive Europe's LISA Pathfinder scientific spacecraft for an Arianespace mission in December.

LISA Pathfinder's propulsion and science modules are leaving the UK for the last time. Airbus Defence and Space, the world's second largest space company, will ship the two modules to IABG (Industrie Anlagen Betriebs Gesellschaft), near Munich in Germany, for final system level testing.

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