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 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 Aug 10 MIT
ASTERIA Measures Exoplanet Transit - A First for CubeSats
Ecliptic designed and produced ASTERIA's core imaging focal plane electronics circuit board and related software/firmware
2018 Aug 14 JPL
ASTERIA Wins Small Satellite Mission of the Year Award
Ecliptic designed and produced ASTERIA's core imaging focal plane electronics circuit board and related software/firmware. This is the second such award for a project involving Ecliptic, the first being the LightSail-1 mission for 2015 (see
2018 Apr 12 JPL
Astrophysics CubeSat Demonstrates Big Potential in a Small Package
Ecliptic developed the core imager focal-plane-to-computer interface for ASTERIA
2018 Jan 25 Arizona State University
ASU Student Payloads Selected to Fly on Blue Origin Space Vehicle
Ecliptic is the industry partner for the Remote Acoustic Sensor (RAS) experiment
2018 Aug 07 Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation
Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation to Launch Hosted Payloads on Rocket Lab’s Electron Rockets
This release announces out new collaboration with Rocket Lab
2018 Mar 20 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Doubles the Fun With Double Integrations
LightSail 2 is now officially out of our hands and awaiting launch on the 2nd SpaceX Falcon Heavy, sometime this summer
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 May 11 The Planetary Society
LightSail-2 Launch Slips to Fall
It's the space business ...
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!