Jul 11, 2018
LightSail 2 launch date!
The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft will spend three and a half more months waiting to solar sail, due to a launch date slip for SpaceX’s second Falcon Heavy flight.
Apr 16, 2018
Double integration, double the fun!
LightSail 2 is integrated in Prox-1! Last week, engineers installed The Planetary Society's solar sailing CubeSat in a spring-loaded deployer, and that deployer was bolted to the Prox-1 spacecraft. It...
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...