Testing gravitational physics with satellite laser ranging

@article{Ciufolini2011TestingGP,
  title={Testing gravitational physics with satellite laser ranging},
  author={Ignazio Ciufolini and Antonio Paolozzi and Erricos C. Pavlis and John C. Ries and Rolf Koenig and Richard A. Matzner and Giampiero Sindoni and H. K. Neumayer},
  journal={The European Physical Journal Plus},
  year={2011},
  volume={126},
  pages={1-19}
}
Laser ranging, both Lunar (LLR) and Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR), is one of the most accurate techniques to test gravitational physics and Einstein’s theory of General Relativity. Lunar Laser Ranging has provided very accurate tests of both the strong equivalence principle, at the foundations of General Relativity, and of the weak equivalence principle, at the basis of any metric theory of gravity; it has provided strong limits to the values of the so-called PPN (Parametrized Post-Newtonian… 
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