Jun 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

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)


First Run of Robotic Refueling Mission Demos Complete

2013 May 10

The first wave of robotics-based demonstrations of satellite refueling and servicing techniques conducted onboard the ISS by a NASA-led team has ended successfully.  Various demos of ever-increasing difficulty started 14 months ago.

See an excellent summary here:

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

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