Planetary Society LightSail in orbit

The Atlas V launch mentioned earlier went off well on Wednesday:

The X-37B and the ten CubeSats secondary payloads were deployed, including the Planetary Society’s LightSail and it began transmitting its status:

Today it continues to look in good shape –

You can follow developments with the LightSail at Mission Control Center | The Planetary Society.

Deployment of the solar sail is currently set for June 17th.


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