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2016 May 20 The Planetary Society
On LightSail 1 Launch Anniversary, Team Prepares Successor Craft for Day-in-the-Life Test
See how the day-in-a-life test went in the May 24 post
2016 Apr 20 Duke Digital Media
Highlights of Day 3 at NAB Rocketcam icon
From ~1,800 exhibitors at the annual National Association of Broadcasters Convention, the Remote Acoustic Sensor (RAS) display at the Ecliptic booth was called out as one of the show standouts
2016 Apr 18 The Planetary Society
LightSail 2 Engineers Continue to Test For Success Rocketcam icon
LightSail-2's system-level testing continues, led by Ecliptic engineers
2016 Mar 29 The Planetary Society
Selfies, Messages and Names Delivered for LightSail 2 Flight
Another milestone accomplished!
2016 Mar 14 The Planetary Society
Rulers In Space! LightSail 2 Equipped With Boom Fiducials
This update highlights another of the several design changes being made to LightSail 2 by the Ecliptic-led team
2016 Feb 29 The Planetary Society
Meet LightSail 2, The Planetary Society's New Solar Sailing CubeSat Rocketcam icon
System-level testing of LightSail 2, led by Ecliptic, is coming along nicely
2016 Feb 18 NASASpaceflight.com
OA-4 Cygnus Ends ISS Mission With High Praise and Success Rocketcam icon
A 3-camera RocketCam system provided onboard views during this Cygnus mission
2016 Feb 10 The Planetary Society
SLS CubeSats to Set Sail for Deep Space
The article connects the LightSail tech-demo missions with a near-term planned NASA solar sailing mission
2016 Feb 09 The Planetary Society
Planetary Radio Extra: LightSail Update
Hear the latest news on how the integration and testing of LightSail 2 is going, led by Ecliptic
2016 Jan 29 The Planetary Society
First Look: Newest LightSail Spacecraft Unfurls Solar Sails
Ecliptic is the lead system contractor for the LightSail program