The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 Nears Launch

Credit: LightSail 2: The Planetary Society
HOUSTON—The Planetary Society’s experimental LightSail 2 (LS 2) small satellite is ready for a high-altitude orbital test of a sunlight-propulsion technology for CubeSats. This is the next step in the fulfillment of an even larger vision inspired by the late U.S. astronomer Carl Sagan as it launches...

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