Jan 16, 2018
Awaiting the Falcon Heavy test launch!
Hello LightSail backers,There has been great excitement at Planetary Society HQ as word goes around that SpaceX's Falcon Heavy may have its test launch at the end of this month! Things are moving...
Oct 17, 2017
LightSail 2 - Buttoned Up!
We’ve turned the delay in the launch of LightSail 2 into opportunity by using the extra time this past year to do additional testing and make a number of hardware and software upgrades to the...
Jul 24, 2017
LightSail 2 and Summer Vacation
In late May, LightSail 2's partner spacecraft, Prox-1, shipped to the Air Force Research Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Prox-1 is a Georgia Tech student-built SmallSat sponsored by the...