Jul 15

North American Eagle 800-mph supersonic car

World land speed record attempt (approx. date)
Aug 4 - 5

32nd Small Satellite Conference

Logan, UT – Organized and hosted by Utah State University
Sep 12

Delta II [Final Delta II launch]

ICESat-2 (approx. date)
Oct 30

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

LightSail-2 solar sailing demo (earliest launch date)


Second Phase of Robotic Refueling Mission Complete

2012 Jun 24

Here's a good summary of the second of several planned phases of NASA's Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) demonstrations onboard the International Space Station, as reported by Pete Harding at

See the 2012 March 16 Ecliptic news release for context on Ecliptic's role in this ambitious effort.



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