Feb 19, 2021
NASA Solar Sails Build on LightSail 2
A pair of upcoming NASA solar sail missions will take flight by light to new heights, revealing the surface of an asteroid and testing a sail large enough to cover six tennis courts.
NEA Scout is...
Oct 26, 2020
LightSail 2 Enters Extended Mission Phase
One year after launching into space, The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 spacecraft has completed its primary mission phase and is embarking on an extended mission dedicated to...
Jun 26, 2020
Celebrating the end of LightSail's primary mission!
We are so excited to begin LightSail's extended operations, after the successful completion of its primary mission on June 25, 2020, the one-year anniversary of its launch aboard the SpaceX Falcon...