Feb 15


Northrop Grumman CRS mission #16 (NG-16, on Antares 230) (approx. date)
Apr 15


Northrop Grumman CRS mission #15 (NG-15, on Antares 230) (approx. date)
Jun 15


Northrop Grumman CRS mission #17 (NG-17, on Antares 230) (approx. date)


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Date Headline
2017 Jan 13 The Planetary Society
Want to Build On Our LightSail Work? Here Are Some Resources to Get Started
Good info for anyone interested in learning more about the nuts and bolts of LightSail
2017 Mar 20 The Planetary Society
Signed, Sealed But Not Delivered: LightSail 2 Awaits Ship Date
The LightSail-2 integration and testing effort is nearly complete!
2017 Mar 22 The Planetary Society
Ready for Space: LightSail-2 Update
LightSail-2 Program Manager Bruce Betts interviews key members of the LightSail-2 team, including two from Ecliptic
2017 Mar 31 Pasadena Star-News
Planetary Society’s Solar-Propelled LightSail 2 Ready, Waiting for Launch on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy
A local focus piece on LightSail 2 and Ecliptic's role on the project
2017 May 16
Made In Space Reveals More Info About Archinaut In-orbit Robotic 3D Printer
Ecliptic is supporting the Archinaut program as a supplier of an integral RocketCam video monitoring system
2017 Jun 02 The Planetary Society
LightSail-2 Partner Spacecraft Ships Safely to New Mexico Rocketcam icon
Soon LightSail 2 and Prox-1 will be integrated together, one step closer to launch
2017 Jun 12
SpaceX Launches NASA's Roll Out Solar Array Rocketcam icon
Ecliptic-supplied avionics will control all aspects of the ROSA experiment
2017 Jun 19 Orlando Sentinel
International Space Station Tries Out New Kind of Solar Array Rocketcam icon
Ecliptic avionics controlled all aspects of the ROSA experiment: deployment, dynamic excitation, sensor data-taking and data-handling, retraction, onboard video
2017 Jun 20
NASA Tests Flexible Roll-Out Solar Arrays on Space Station (Video)
More video views of the ROSA experiment on ISS
2017 Jun 30 Spaceflight Now
Prototype Solar Array Jettisoned as Dragon Capsule Prepares For Trip Home Rocketcam icon
All aspects of control and data handling for the ROSA experiment were executed by Ecliptic-supplied avionics -- except the physical latching of the ROSA array after retraction and jettison