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The Dream of Solar Sailing - LightSail 2

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For centuries, people have dreamed of using solar sails to travel the cosmos. In 2019, The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 will help make that dream a reality by attempting the first, controlled solar sail flight in Earth orbit. The spacecraft was made possible thanks to the generous support of space enthusiasts from around the world.

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LightSail 2 launched aboard the SpaceX Falcon Heavy. Be part of this epic point in space exploration history!

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