Sep 1

Spacecraft separation sequencers (launched on Falcon 9 payload module)

Spaceflight SSO-A (earliest launch date)
Sep 12

Delta II [Final Delta II launch]

ICESat-2 (approx. date)
Sep 15

North American Eagle 800-mph supersonic car

World land speed record attempt (approx. date)
Oct 30

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

LightSail-2 solar sailing demo (earliest launch date)


Ecliptic Projects in the Media

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Date Headline
2018 Aug 09 Noozhawk (Santa Barbara)
Preparations Underway for NASA’s ICESat-2 Launch Next Month at Vandenberg Air Force Base
This will be the last Delta II launch and the last Ecliptic RocketCam video system on the Delta rocket family
2018 Aug 08 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 updates: Launch Date Slips, Environmental Test Complete, New Video Released Rocketcam icon
A summary of the final Operational Readiness Test for LightSail 2
2018 Aug 08 Space News
Rocket Lab Announces Order for 10 Electron Launches from New Dubai Company
This article also mentions Ecliptic's hosted payload agreement with Rocket Lab
2018 Jul 26 The Planetary Society
LightSail-2 Team Completes Key Mission Review and Dress Rehearsal
Following final testing at AFRL in late July, LightSail 2 will be ready for launch!
2018 Jun 06 SpaceTech Asia
Singapore, Australia Student Experiments Being Run On ISS
Bhattacharya Space Enterprises procured the ISS experiment kits from Ecliptic
2018 May 25 Spaceflight Now
Rocket Lab Updates Launch Window for First Commercial Mission
Ecliptic assisted Rocket Lab with accommodating the German NABEO payload on this Electron mission
2018 May 25 Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab Confirms New ‘It’s Business Time’ Launch Window and Bolsters Manifest
Ecliptic assisted Rocket Lab with accommodating the German NABEO payload on this Electron mission
2018 May 21 Spaceflight Now
Antares Rocket Launch Kicks Off Space Station’s Next Commercial Cargo Delivery
Orbital ATK's Cygnus OA-9 spacecraft has an Ecliptic-produced 4-camera RocketCam video system onboard
2018 May 11 The Planetary Society
LightSail-2 Launch Slips to Fall
It's the space business ...
2018 Apr 25 The Planetary Society
Pew Pew! Lasers Will Help Determine Where LightSail 2 Is
Good info on one aspect of the planned LightSail-2 mission operations