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LightSail-2 solar sailing demo (approx. date)
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2017 Sep 01 SatMagazine / Satnews
Innovation: Solar Array Success for SSL Implementation—A Space Systems Loral Focus Rocketcam icon
The value of the ROSA demo on ISS, controlled by Ecliptic-supplied avionics, is highlighted
2017 Oct 27 The Planetary Society
Here's How Engineers Closed Out LightSail 2 for Flight
All images here were taken in Ecliptic's lab in Pasadena, CA. Final close-out was performed by Ecliptic's Stephanie Wong.
2017 Aug 23 The Planetary Society
A Good Time for Solar Sailing: LightSail 2 Finds Itself Among Friends
This article puts the LightSail-2 project in context with other sail-based spacecraft projects