with Jason Davis
Jason Davis is a journalist and digital editor for The Planetary Society, trying to spread the PB&J (passion, beauty & joy) of space exploration.
• June 17, 2019
Our preview guide outlines the LightSail 2 mission from start to finish.
• June 05, 2019
While LightSail 1 and 2 look nearly identical at a glance, there are a few important hardware differences between the two spacecraft.
• June 04, 2019
The reflective softball-sized sphere will give the spacecraft a visual guide during a second potential sample collection.
• May 30, 2019
Next Stop: Space!
• May 21, 2019
The spacecraft is healthy and safe, but time is running out to collect a second sample from asteroid Ryugu.
• May 15, 2019
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently sweeping arcs between the asteroid's north and south poles.
• May 13, 2019
The Planetary Society's solar sail spacecraft will lift off 22 June 2019 on a mission to demonstrate the power of sunlight for propulsion.
• May 09, 2019
The Planetary Society's solar sailing CubeSat is officially on the road to launch.
• May 03, 2019
Hayabusa2's SCI experiment fell toward Ryugu for 40 minutes before detonating about 300 meters above the surface.
• April 30, 2019
India's combination lunar orbiter, lander, and rover spacecraft was previously scheduled to lift off in May.
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LightSail 2 will launch aboard the SpaceX Falcon Heavy. Be part of this epic point in space exploration history!