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Solar Sailing: LightSail 2 and the Future of Solar Propulsion

Photo by Justice Dodson on Unsplash

LightSail 2 was launched on 25 June, 2019, as a proof of concept to study the utility of a solar sail. The mission has been successful, and has brought solar sails a little bit (but not nearly enough) of wider attention.

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