Light Sail 2 Solar Sail Deployment Delayed

Credit: The Planetary Society
The Planetary Society announced July 9 it is delaying the planned deployment of its Light Sail 2 mission spacecraft until at least July 21. The deployment had been planned for July 9. The 344-sq.-foot, four-segment, reflective Mylar Light Sail 2 (LS 2) now will undergo additional testing of the...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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