The LISA mission has officially been adopted
On 25 January 2024, LISA has officially been adopted by ESA's Science Programme Committee, formally giving green light to the project, and the go-ahead to build the instruments and the spacecraft. LISA is planned for launch in 2035.
LISA Consortium Logo Competition won by Davide Dal Bosco
Davide Dal Bosco, PhD student in our group, won the LISA Consortium Logo Competition with this original design and was awarded during the LISA Consortium Call of February 25th, 2021.
2020 EAS Tycho Brahe Medal awarded to Stefano Vitale
The European Astronomical Society (EAS) awarded the 2020 Tycho Brahe Medal to Prof. Stefano Vitale, "for leading the LISA Pathfinder mission which has demonstrated with extraordinary precision the technology required for the future Laser Interferometer Space Antenna whose fundamental aim is to observe low frequency gravitational waves from space".
The Tycho Brahe Medal is awarded in recognition of the developement or exploitation of European instuments or major discoveries based largely on such instuments. See the press release.