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Cygnus

Orbital ATK CRS mission #9 (OA-9, on Antares 230) (approx. date)
Jun 15

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

LightSail-2 solar sailing demo (earliest date)
Aug 15

North American Eagle 800-mph supersonic car

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

Delta II

ICESat-2 (approx. date)

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Date Headline
2016 May 24 The Planetary Society
Mostly Smooth Sailing in San Luis Obispo: LightSail 2 Completes Day-in-the-Life Test
This test culminates many weeks of preparatory technical work by the LightSail team, led by Ecliptic
2016 Oct 03 Microsoft
North American Eagle and Microsoft IoT Partner To Give The World A Front Seat Rocketcam icon
An update on the North American Eagle supersonic car project, with onboard video from Ecliptic's RocketCam
2016 Feb 18 NASASpaceflight.com
OA-4 Cygnus Ends ISS Mission With High Praise and Success Rocketcam icon
A 3-camera RocketCam system provided onboard views during this Cygnus mission
2016 May 20 The Planetary Society
On LightSail 1 Launch Anniversary, Team Prepares Successor Craft for Day-in-the-Life Test
See how the day-in-a-life test went in the May 24 post
2016 Jan 03 NASASpaceflight.com
Orbital ATK Prepares for OA-6 Cygnus Prior to Antares Return
A RocketCam system is onboard the Cygnus OA-4 berthed to the ISS and one will also be onboard OA-06 (Atlas 5) and OA-05 (Antares 200)
2016 Feb 09 The Planetary Society
Planetary Radio Extra: LightSail Update
Hear the latest news on how the integration and testing of LightSail 2 is going, led by Ecliptic
2016 Jan 20 Smithsonian Air & Space
Rise of the CubeSats
Among the CubeSat efforts featured is the upcoming Prox-1 / LightSail-B mission
2016 Jun 08 NASA
Roll Out Solar Array Technology: Benefits for NASA, Commercial Sector
Ecliptic is supplying the experiment control and data handling electronics for the planned 2017 ROSA experiment on the ISS
2016 Mar 14 The Planetary Society
Rulers In Space! LightSail 2 Equipped With Boom Fiducials
This update highlights another of the several design changes being made to LightSail 2 by the Ecliptic-led team
2016 Mar 29 The Planetary Society
Selfies, Messages and Names Delivered for LightSail 2 Flight
Another milestone accomplished!