Feb 15

3U CubeSat integrated with Prox 1 (launched on Falcon Heavy / STP-2 mission)

LightSail-2 solar sailing demo (approx. date)
Apr 17


Northrop Grumman CRS mission #11 (NG-11, on Antares 230) (approx. date)
Aug 15

North American Eagle 800-mph supersonic car

World land speed record attempt (approx. date)
Nov 15


Northrop Grumman CRS mission #12 (NG-12, on Antares 230) (approx. date)


Ecliptic Projects in the Media

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Date Headline
2017 Jan 13 The Planetary Society
Want to Build On Our LightSail Work? Here Are Some Resources to Get Started
Good info for anyone interested in learning more about the nuts and bolts of LightSail
2017 Aug 14 Wired
The Plan to Put a 3-D Printer With Robot Arms Into Orbit
Ecliptic provided Made In Space with a multi-camera RocketCam Digital Video System for monitoring Archinaut operations from inside the thermal-vacuum chamber at NASA Ames
2017 Jun 12
SpaceX Launches NASA's Roll Out Solar Array Rocketcam icon
Ecliptic-supplied avionics will control all aspects of the ROSA experiment
2017 Aug 14 NASA Spaceflight
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches CRS-12 Dragon Mission to the ISS Rocketcam icon
The ASTERIA CubeSat is on its way to ISS!
2017 Mar 20 The Planetary Society
Signed, Sealed But Not Delivered: LightSail 2 Awaits Ship Date
The LightSail-2 integration and testing effort is nearly complete!
2017 Mar 22 The Planetary Society
Ready for Space: LightSail-2 Update
LightSail-2 Program Manager Bruce Betts interviews key members of the LightSail-2 team, including two from Ecliptic
2017 Jun 30 Spaceflight Now
Prototype Solar Array Jettisoned as Dragon Capsule Prepares For Trip Home Rocketcam icon
All aspects of control and data handling for the ROSA experiment were executed by Ecliptic-supplied avionics -- except the physical latching of the ROSA array after retraction and jettison
2017 Mar 31 Pasadena Star-News
Planetary Society’s Solar-Propelled LightSail 2 Ready, Waiting for Launch on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy
A local focus piece on LightSail 2 and Ecliptic's role on the project
2017 Nov 20 Portland Business Journal
Oregon Beer Showdown 2017: A Portland Brewer 'Eclipses' the Field
Ecliptic Brewing (Portland, Oregon) is Ecliptic's official company beer --
2017 Jun 20
NASA Tests Flexible Roll-Out Solar Arrays on Space Station (Video)
More video views of the ROSA experiment on ISS