June 8, 2012We were fortunate enough to see the launch of the experimental vehicle DC-X on 09/11/1993. This picture was taken the day before when we were allowed to get up close and personal. It was like a "Buck Rogers" movie to watch the rocket raise 30 feet into the air, hover, and translate sideways, and then gracefully descend. It's a shame that the project never reached completion.
Our LightSail test mission was successfully completed and our Kickstarter campaign ended June 26th, raising $1.24 million dollars for LightSail's 2016 solar sailing mission! Miss the Kickstarter campaign, but still want to donate? You can!