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...
Jun 18, 2020
An invitation from Bill Nye
Please make plans to join me and members of the LightSail 2 mission team for a virtual celebration of our historic solar sailing mission!
After one year in orbit, we’re thrilled to mark the end...
Mar 23, 2020
LightSail 2: Here's What We've Learned So Far
High above Earth, The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 spacecraft is still sailing on sunbeams. During the months since LightSail 2 deployed its solar sail on 23 July 2019, the spacecraft has continued...