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New Gravitational Wave Observatory

(NGO, eLISA)
(past proposal for space mission to detect gravitational waves)

The New Gravitational Wave Observatory (NGO or eLISA) was a proposed European Space Agency space gravitational-wave detector to detect gravitational waves by measuring the distance between three spacecraft using laser interferometry. It was a 2011 scaled-down variation on the LISA proposal. NGO was ultimately not selected by the ESA and since then, the LISA concept has been revived, aiming for further in the future (2030s).


(observatory,interferometer,space,ESA,gravitational waves,plan,past)
Further reading:
http://sci.esa.int/ngo/
https://pcos.gsfc.nasa.gov/studies/gravwave/workshop/5_S_Vitale_NGO.pdf

Referenced by pages:
European Space Agency (ESA)
gravitational wave (GW)
LISA

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