Comprehensive multimedia resources to support LightSail reporting including current news, archives, biographies, video, high-resolution photography for print and online purposes, and background information.
Though it contains many important provisions for space science and exploration, The Planetary Society is concerned that H.R. 5666, as written, could disrupt and delay a planned return of U.S. astronauts to deep space.
The visual effects for the new television series Star Trek: Picard show a wonderfully realistic Mars in panoramic views that obviously rely upon NASA and ESA imagery. This article is spoiler-free except for the disclosure of an important event depicted in the opening moments of the show.
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.