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Date Headline
2014 Sep 10 Spaceflight Now
Orion Spacecraft Ready for Launch Preparations
Onboard views of key events during this Orion test mission will be provided by several RocketCams onboard the Orion capsule/Delta IV launch vehicle stack
2014 Sep 04 Space News
Altius Pushes Small-satellite Launcher Using Cygnus Cargo Tug
Ecliptic's avionics and sensor systems are baselined in the Hatchbasket system design
2014 Sep 03 The Planetary Society
LightSail Radio Update: New Answers, New Questions
Here's the latest on LightSail, with Ecliptic as lead system contractor
2014 Sep 02 Spaceflight Now
Delta 2 Rocket Erected to Launch SMAP Mission
This Delta 2 is the final Delta 2 scheduled to launch with RocketCam onboard -- the last of a series of 27 RocketCam-outfitted Delta 2 launches since 1997 and 34 in the Delta rocket family
2014 Aug 22 The Planetary Society
Radio Problems Scrub LightSail's Day-in-the-Life Test Rocketcam icon
Another update on LightSail testing progress ...
2014 Aug 13 Gizmodo
This Adorable Robot Will Help the ISS With Robotic Refueling
The two large cameras in the photo are Ecliptic-supplied RocketCams -- two of many supporting the ongoing RRM effort on ISS
2014 Aug 12 NASA GSFC
NASA’s Space Station Fix-It Demo for Satellites Gets Hardware for 2.0 Update
Multiple Ecliptic-supplied RocketCam cameras have been supporting the RRM effort throughout, including two more on the recently launched VIPIR experiment
2014 Aug 12 The Planetary Society
LightSail Prepares for its Day-In-The-Life Test
The article highlights Ecliptic's role on the LightSail effort and recent news on LightSail testing
2014 Aug 11 Space.com
NASA Ready To Put Robotic Refueling To the Test
Multiple Ecliptic-supplied RocketCam cameras have been supporting the RRM effort throughout, including two more on the recently launched VIPIR experiment
2014 Jul 24 Los Angeles Times
Planetary Society Hopes Tiny Satellite Sets Sail Above Earth
Ecliptic is the lead system integrator for the LightSail program