The press is invited to attend the LightSail spacecraft test launch and related reporting opportunities. Please RSVP to [email protected] if you or your colleagues and crews plan to attend on site. Virtual remote reporting opportunities will also be provided. Detailed media advisory with onsite reporting options to be issued prior to launch.
Who: Bill Nye and The Planetary Society
What: LightSail spacecraft will embark on a May 20, 2015 test flight. Funded entirely by private citizens, the solar sail satellite will hitch a ride to space aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. For complete LightSail coverage, visit sail.planetary.org.
Where: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida