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

LightSail-2 solar sailing demo (earliest date)
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Cygnus

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Date Headline
2014 Jul 09 The Planetary Society
LightSail Has a Launch Date!
Ecliptic is the lead system contractor for the LightSail program, on contract with The Planetary Society
2014 Jul 12 Spaceflight Now
Follow Next RocketCam Launch: Cygnus / Orb-2 on Antares, Now Scheduled For Jul 13
A RocketCam system will provide views from onboard the Cygnus cargo vehicle as it heads to ISS for another resupply mission
2014 Jul 13 Orbital Sciences Corporation
Orbital Successfully Launches Antares Rocket Carrying Cygnus Spacecraft on Cargo Resupply Mission to International Space Station
A 3-camera RocketCam system is onboard the Cygnus vehicle -- the 125th RocketCam system launched
2014 Jul 16 Scientific American
Solar Sail Spacecraft to Hitch a Free Ride on a Light Breeze in 2016
Ecliptic is the lead system contractor for the LightSail program
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 Jul 24 Los Angeles Times
Planetary Society Hopes Tiny Satellite Sets Sail Above Earth
Ecliptic is the lead system integrator for the LightSail program
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 Aug 12 NASA GSFC
NASA’s Space Station Fix-It Demo for Satellites Gets Hardware for 2.0 Update
Multiple Ecliptic-supplied RocketCam cameras have been supporting the RRM effort throughout, including two more on the recently launched VIPIR experiment
2014 Aug 12 The Planetary Society
LightSail Prepares for its Day-In-The-Life Test
The article highlights Ecliptic's role on the LightSail effort and recent news on LightSail testing
2014 Aug 13 Gizmodo
This Adorable Robot Will Help the ISS With Robotic Refueling
The two large cameras in the photo are Ecliptic-supplied RocketCams -- two of many supporting the ongoing RRM effort on ISS