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Mar 15

Delta II

ICESat-2 (approx. date)
Mar 15

Cygnus

Orbital ATK CRS mission #9 (OA-9, on Antares 230) (approx. date)
Apr 30

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

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

Cygnus

Orbital ATK CRS mission #10 (OA-10, on Antares 230) (approx. date)

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Date Headline
2015 Jul 01 The Planetary Society
LightSail Project Manager Passes Torch
Ecliptic's role as LightSail prime contractor continues, with added responsibilities for LightSail B
2015 Jul 20 NASA
NASA Robotic Servicing Demonstrations Continue Onboard the Space Station Rocketcam icon
Two Ecliptic RocketCam cameras are incorporated into the VIPIR payload assembly: one stand-off camera and one outfitted with a zoom lens
2015 Jul 22 Space News
NASA Developing Solar-sailing Cubesats for Inaugural SLS Launch
The supporting role of the Ecliptic-led LightSail program is highlighted in this piece
2015 Jul 26 NASASpaceFlight.com
Safety First: Ten Years Since STS-114’s Return to Flight Misssion
The onboard ET-mounted RocketCam system captured the major foam-separation incident featured in this retrospective -- a surprise that halted Shuttle launches for about a year until it was explained and addressed with design changes
2015 Jul 27 SpaceVR
SpaceVR Signs Agreement With Rex Ridenoure, CEO of Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation
Ridenoure will be an advisor to SpaceVR as they develop plans for capturing space-themed content on Earth and in space with their 360-deg. camera system
2015 Aug 13 The Planetary Society
LightSail™ Test Flight Named Mission of the Year at SmallSat Conference
Ecliptic is the prime contractor for the LightSail program
2015 Aug 18 The Planetary Society
LightSail Lands New Hardware for Laser Ranging
Ecliptic is leading the effort to prepare LightSail B for launch in 2016, including making selected design modifications such as this one
2015 Sep 25 The Planetary Society
LightSail Gets Backup Burn Wire for 2016 Mission
Ecliptic is leading the effort to prepare LightSail B for launch in 2016, including making selected design modifications such as this one
2015 Oct 01 Inside Outer Space
A Sound Idea: Technology to Listen Up for Noise in Space
Ecliptic is working with Dan Slater to bring his Remote Acoustic Sensor (RAS) technology into the RocketCam product family
2015 Oct 02 NASA GSFC
To the Consoles! RRM Operations Resumed Today
Multiple RocketCam cameras are supporting ongoing Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) demos onboard ISS