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Date Headline
2019 Jul 19 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Sail Deployment Scheduled for Tuesday
Follow it on July 23 (see next news post)
2019 May 13 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Set to Launch Next Month Aboard SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket
This is an excellent capsule summary of the LightSail program's history and current status
2019 Jul 31 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Spacecraft Successfully Demonstrates Flight by Light
Mission success!
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 19 The Planetary Society
Live Coverage: LightSail 2 Sail Deployment
Watch the mission team conduct sail deployment operations
2019 Oct 03 Space News
Maxar Selects Deployable Space Systems to Build Solar Arrays for Gateway’s Power and Propulsion Element
The 2017 ROSA demo experiment on the ISS highlighted in the article was entirely controlled by Ecliptic-supplied avionics
2019 Oct 09 Space News
NASA Slammed a Rocket Body Into the Moon for Science 10 Years Ago Today
Ecliptic-supplied avionics controlled the entire LCROSS science payload (9 instruments, including one from Ecliptic)
2019 May 16 JPL / Caltech
Planet-Hunter CubeSat Images Los Angeles
Ecliptic developed the ASTERIA focal plane electronics that interfaced the core imaging sensor with the onboard spacecraft processor
2019 Jul 31 Space News
Planetary Society Declares Solar Sailing Mission a Success
Ecliptic was lead systems contractor for the LightSail program