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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
2017 Jun 19 Orlando Sentinel
International Space Station Tries Out New Kind of Solar Array Rocketcam icon
Ecliptic avionics controlled all aspects of the ROSA experiment: deployment, dynamic excitation, sensor data-taking and data-handling, retraction, onboard video
2017 Jun 02 The Planetary Society
LightSail-2 Partner Spacecraft Ships Safely to New Mexico Rocketcam icon
Soon LightSail 2 and Prox-1 will be integrated together, one step closer to launch
2017 Jul 21 The Planetary Society
LightSail-2 Updates: Prox-1 Mission Changes, New Launch Date
The latest ...
2017 May 16 3ders.org
Made In Space Reveals More Info About Archinaut In-orbit Robotic 3D Printer
Ecliptic is supporting the Archinaut program as a supplier of an integral RocketCam video monitoring system
2017 Aug 28 Forbes
Meet The Rocket Scientist Putting Singapore's Spacetech Scene On The Map
BSE is an Ecliptic customer, and Ecliptic is facilitating BSE's acquisition of additional ISS experiment modules
2017 Aug 08 CASIS
More than 20 Payloads Sponsored by the U.S. National Laboratory Slated to Launch on SpaceX CRS-12 to the International Space Station
Ecliptic supplied the circuit board for interfacing ASTERIA's imaging camera to its onboard computer. See more here: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/cubesat/missions/asteria.php.
2017 Jun 20 Space.com
NASA Tests Flexible Roll-Out Solar Arrays on Space Station (Video)
More video views of the ROSA experiment on ISS
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 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