On August 21st, 2017, a total solar eclipse will be visible across North America. The Planetary Society is partnering with the U.S. National Parks Service to celebrate this spectacular celestial event.
CubeSats have made low-cost space missions a reality for universities and research groups. However, these tiny satellites lack propulsion. LightSail will demonstrate the viability of solar sailing for CubeSats.
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