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LightSail

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LightSail is a project to demonstrate controlled solar sailing within low Earth orbit using a CubeSat developed by The Planetary Society.
NamesLightSail 1, LightSail 2[1]Mission typeTechnology demonstrationOperatorThe Planetary SocietyCOSPAR ID2019-036ACWebsitesail.planetary.orgMission durationLightSail 1: 25 days
LightSail 2:~ 1 year (planned)Spacecraft propertiesSpacecraft typeSolar sailBus3U CubeSatManufacturerStellar Exploration, Inc., Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation, Cal Poly San Luis ObispoDimensionsCore: 10 cm × 10 cm × 30 cm (3.9 in × 3.9 in × 11.8 in)
Sail: 32 m2 (5,6 x 5,6 m)Start of missionLaunch dateLightSail 1: 20 May 2015
LightSail 2: 25 June 2019[3]RocketLightSail 1: Atlas V
LightSail 2: Falcon HeavyEnd of missionDecay dateLightSail 1: 14 June 2015[4]
http://www.planetary.org/explore/projects/lightsail-solar-sailing/



https://planetary.s3.amazonaws.com/projects/lightsail/manuals/lightsail-2-parts-list-jan17.pdf

Moon eclipse 2019-07-16

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