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Northrop Grumman CRS mission #12 (NG-12, on Antares 230) (approx. date)
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Northrop Grumman CRS mission #13 (NG-13, on Antares 230) (approx. date)
Jun 15

North American Eagle 800-mph supersonic car

World land speed record attempt (approx. date)
Nov 15

Cygnus

Northrop Grumman CRS mission #14 (NG-14, on Antares 230) (approx. date)

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Date Headline
2019 Aug 13 NASASpaceflight.com
Dextre Completes RRM3 Tasks to Test Robotic Refueling of Spacecraft
Ecliptic supplied several RocketCam cameras to provide situational awareness video during the RRM3 operations
2019 Jul 31 Space News
Planetary Society Declares Solar Sailing Mission a Success
Ecliptic was lead systems contractor for the LightSail program
2019 Jul 31 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Spacecraft Successfully Demonstrates Flight by Light
Mission success!
2019 Jul 24 Centauri Dreams
Sail Deployment: Reflections on LightSail 2
This article provides a bit more context about and perspective of the LightSail-2 project
2019 Jul 23 Scientific American
Solar Sailing Success: Planetary Society Deploys LightSail 2 Rocketcam icon
The successful sail deployment initiates the primary solar sailing phase of the mission!
2019 Jul 19 The Planetary Society
Live Coverage: LightSail 2 Sail Deployment
Watch the mission team conduct sail deployment operations
2019 Jul 19 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Sail Deployment Scheduled for Tuesday
Follow it on July 23 (see next news post)
2019 Jul 17 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Team Continues Tweaks and Tests for Sail Deployment
Testing continues ...
2019 Jul 09 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Team to Conduct More Testing before Sail Deployment
The latest ...
2019 Jul 03 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Healthy as Mission Team Continues Spacecraft Checkouts
Follow the mission here: http://www.planetary.org/blogs/?keywords=lightsail