Oct 13, 2021
LightSail 2 Extended Mission - it's on!
Since launching LightSail 2 in 2019, all of us at The Planetary Society, along with our donors and members, continue to be surprised and enchanted by all things LightSail. Whether it's the stunning...
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...