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Date Headline
2019 Oct 09 Space News
NASA Slammed a Rocket Body Into the Moon for Science 10 Years Ago Today
Ecliptic-supplied avionics controlled the entire LCROSS science payload (9 instruments, including one from Ecliptic)
2019 Oct 03 Space News
Maxar Selects Deployable Space Systems to Build Solar Arrays for Gateway’s Power and Propulsion Element
The 2017 ROSA demo experiment on the ISS highlighted in the article was entirely controlled by Ecliptic-supplied avionics
2019 Aug 23 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Marks 1 Month of Solar Sailing
Solar sailing in progress!
2019 Aug 23 Space News
Spaceflight Herded 64 CubeSats Onto a Single Falcon 9 and Has the Scratch Marks to Prove It
Ecliptic-supplied avionics, batteries, transmitters and wire harnesses controlled 60 of the 64 satellite deployments on this launch
2019 Aug 13 NASASpaceflight.com
Dextre Completes RRM3 Tasks to Test Robotic Refueling of Spacecraft
Ecliptic supplied several RocketCam cameras to provide situational awareness video during the RRM3 operations
2019 Jul 31 Space News
Planetary Society Declares Solar Sailing Mission a Success
Ecliptic was lead systems contractor for the LightSail program
2019 Jul 31 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Spacecraft Successfully Demonstrates Flight by Light
Mission success!
2019 Jul 24 Centauri Dreams
Sail Deployment: Reflections on LightSail 2
This article provides a bit more context about and perspective of the LightSail-2 project
2019 Jul 23 Scientific American
Solar Sailing Success: Planetary Society Deploys LightSail 2 Rocketcam icon
The successful sail deployment initiates the primary solar sailing phase of the mission!
2019 Jul 19 The Planetary Society
Live Coverage: LightSail 2 Sail Deployment
Watch the mission team conduct sail deployment operations