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Date Headline
2014 Sep 03 The Planetary Society
LightSail Radio Update: New Answers, New Questions
Here's the latest on LightSail, with Ecliptic as lead system contractor
2014 Sep 24 The Planetary Society
LightSail Sails through Day-in-the-Life Test Rocketcam icon
Ecliptic is the lead system contractor for the LightSail effort
2014 Oct 30 The Planetary Society
LightSail Vibration Test Shakes Loose New Problems Rocketcam icon
As lead system contractor, Ecliptic is coordinating final environmental testing for LightSail A and implementing related engineering fixes and modifications as issues arise
2014 Jul 23 The Planetary Society
LightSail-A Has a Blown Radio Amplifier. Now What?
Ecliptic is the lead system integrator for the LightSail program
2014 Oct 27 Spaceflight Now
Mission Status Center for Cygnus/Orb-3 Launch
Follow the next RocketCam launch, onboard the Cygnus cargo vehicle heading to the ISS
2014 Jul 08 NASA Kenndey Space Center
NASA Awards CubeSat Hardware and Integration Services Contract
Ecliptic is a partner on the 406 Aerospace team
2014 Jun 06 Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NASA Beams 'Hello, World!' Video from Space Via Laser Rocketcam icon
Ecliptic supplied the high-speed camera for OPALS which receives the uplinked laser from the Earth's surface
2014 Jan 22 Universe Today
NASA Pressing Towards Fall 2014 Orion Test Flight; Service Module Complete
A multi-camera RocketCam system will provide onboard views of key events during this demonstration mission
2014 Aug 11 Space.com
NASA Ready To Put Robotic Refueling To the Test
Multiple Ecliptic-supplied RocketCam cameras have been supporting the RRM effort throughout, including two more on the recently launched VIPIR experiment
2014 Feb 28 Aviation Week & Space Technology
NASA Robotically Transfers Hypergolic Satellite Oxidizer
Multiple RocketCam cameras have been providing views of RRM operations on ISS for nearly two years, with more to come as outlined here