May 1


Orbital ATK CRS mission #9 (OA-9, on Antares 230) (approx. date)
Apr 30 - May 2

15th CubeSat Developers Workshop

San Luis Obispo, CA – Organized by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Jun 15

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

LightSail-2 solar sailing demo (earliest date)
Jun 15

North American Eagle 800-mph supersonic car

World land speed record attempt (approx. date)


OPALS Launched to ISS Aboard Dragon by Falcon 9

2014 Apr 18

The JPL-designed OPALS lasercomm experiment payload was launched toward the ISS today onboard a SpaceX Dragon cargo run — SpaceX's third mission to ISS as part of NASA's CRS program.

Ecliptic supplied the JPL team with the camera used by OPALS to detect the incoming beacon laser sent from the lasercomm ground terminal.

Read more about OPALS here.

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