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2019 May 07 Northrop Grumman
Rapid Prototyping Capabilities Led DARPA’s R3D2 Program to Success
Ecliptic supplied an onboard RocketCam video system to capture the deployment of the novel R3D2 RF antenna
2019 Mar 28 SpaceFlightInsider
Rocket Lab Electron Orbits DARPA R3D2 Prototype Antenna
Ecliptic supplied an onboard RocketCam video system to capture the deployment of the novel R3D2 RF antenna
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 Aug 23 Space News
Spaceflight Herded 64 CubeSats Onto a Single Falcon 9 and Has the Scratch Marks to Prove It
Ecliptic-supplied avionics, batteries, transmitters and wire harnesses controlled 60 of the 64 satellite deployments on this launch
2019 Apr 11 The Planetary Society
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Flies Again; LightSail 2 Is Next!
This launch clears the way for LightSail-2's launch this summer
2019 Nov 21 The Planetary Society
The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 Named One of TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2019
Ecliptic was lead spacecraft systems contractor for LightSail 2 (and LightSail 1)
2019 Jun 17 The Planetary Society
What to Expect When LightSail 2 Launches Into Space
Launch is scheduled for June 24