Jun 17, 2021
LightSail 2 Completes Second Year in Space!
Two years after launching into Earth orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, LightSail 2 is still solar sailing. The spacecraft has completed its first year of extended operations and is still...
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...