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Cygnus

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3U CubeSat integrated with Prox 1 (launched on Falcon Heavy / STP-2 mission)

LightSail-2 solar sailing demo (earliest date)

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Date Headline
2015 Dec 31 The Planetary Society
Twelve Amazing Science Stories We Can't Wait to Follow In 2016
One of the twelve stories is "The citizen-funded LightSail sets sail"
2015 Dec 17 The Planetary Society
LightSail Program Wraps Busy Year with Test Readiness Review
The integration and testing of LightSail B, led by Ecliptic, is coming along nicely
2015 Dec 10 Missile Defense Agency
Standard Missile Completes First Intercept Test from Aegis Ashore Test Site
A RocketCam system supported this test
2015 Dec 09 Orbital ATK
Cygnus OA-4 Array Deploy at 3 Frames per Second Rocketcam icon
This onboard video was captured by an Ecliptic RocketCam system
2015 Dec 03 Spaceflight Now
Atlas 5 / Cygnus Launch [Now scheduled for Dec 6 after three scrubs due to poor weather]
An Ecliptic RocketCam system on the Cygnus cargo vehicle will provide (non-realtime) onboard views of Cygnus solar array deployment and ISS rendezvous and proximity operations
2015 Nov 25 The Planetary Society
In Pictures: LightSail Cameras Prepped for Flight
Highlights of current LightSail-B activity in Ecliptic's lab
2015 Nov 19 Kickstarter
FireSat: Near Real-Time Global Wildfire / Oil Spill Detection
Ecliptic is the commercial production supplier for the FireSat sensors
2015 Nov 19 NASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Satellite Sensors Would Deliver Global Fire Coverage Rocketcam icon
Ecliptic is the commercial production partner for the FireSat effort
2015 Oct 26 The Planetary Society
LightSail Deployer Passes Prox-1 Fit Check
Ecliptic is leading the LightSail-B integration and testing effort
2015 Oct 16 The Planetary Society
LightSail and Prox-1 Start Testing and Integration Process
Ecliptic is leading the LightSail-B integration and testing effort