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View Full Version : The Planetary Society’s Solar Sail Will Hitch a Ride to Space on a Falcon Heavy



Fraser
2014-Jul-10, 05:00 AM
In a live webcast, The Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye announced that its long-awaited LightSail solar sail mission will launch to Earth orbit on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy, currently scheduled for an April 2016 liftoff. LightSail-1 and its parent satellite, Prox-1, will be on the same launch vehicle as the U.S. Air Force’s Space Test […]

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