Feb 15

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

LightSail-2 solar sailing demo (approx. date)
Apr 17


Northrop Grumman CRS mission #11 (NG-11, on Antares 230) (approx. date)
Aug 15

North American Eagle 800-mph supersonic car

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


Northrop Grumman CRS mission #12 (NG-12, on Antares 230) (approx. date)


Ecliptic Projects in the Media

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Date Headline
2018 Jan 25 Arizona State University
ASU Student Payloads Selected to Fly on Blue Origin Space Vehicle
Ecliptic is the industry partner for the Remote Acoustic Sensor (RAS) experiment
2018 Feb 07 Georgia Tech
Successful SpaceX Launch Clears Way for Historic Georgia Tech Spacecraft
LightSail 2 will be carried into space by Georgia Tech's Prox-1 satellite, which in turn will be launched on the third Falcon Heavy later this year (later changed to second launch)
2018 Feb 14 Bloomberg
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Mission for Air Force Targets June Launch
This is the ride to orbit for LightSail 2, which will be nestled inside the Prox-1 spacecraft at launch
2018 Mar 01 Spaceflight Now
Rideshare Mission for U.S. Military Confirmed As Second Falcon Heavy Launch
LightSail 2 will launch on this Falcon Heavy, inside the Prox-1 spacecraft
2018 Mar 20 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Doubles the Fun With Double Integrations
LightSail 2 is now officially out of our hands and awaiting launch on the 2nd SpaceX Falcon Heavy, sometime this summer
2018 Apr 12 JPL
Astrophysics CubeSat Demonstrates Big Potential in a Small Package
Ecliptic developed the core imager focal-plane-to-computer interface for ASTERIA
2018 Apr 25 The Planetary Society
Pew Pew! Lasers Will Help Determine Where LightSail 2 Is
Good info on one aspect of the planned LightSail-2 mission operations
2018 May 11 The Planetary Society
LightSail-2 Launch Slips to Fall
It's the space business ...
2018 May 21 Spaceflight Now
Antares Rocket Launch Kicks Off Space Station’s Next Commercial Cargo Delivery
Orbital ATK's Cygnus OA-9 spacecraft has an Ecliptic-produced 4-camera RocketCam video system onboard
2018 May 25 Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab Confirms New ‘It’s Business Time’ Launch Window and Bolsters Manifest
Ecliptic assisted Rocket Lab with accommodating the German NABEO payload on this Electron mission