LightSail
Name LightSail
Type CubeSat
Type 3U
Organisation Non-profit
Organisation The Planetary Society
Nation US
Oneliner Demonstrate the deployment of a 32 m2 solar sail from a 3-unit CubeSat platform.
Keywords Solar sail, Propulsion

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch year Orbit
LightSail-A Reentered, Was operational 2015-05-20 360 x 700 km, 55 deg
LightSail-B (LightSail 2) not launched 2019-04-31 not launched
LightSail-C (LightSail-3) not launched 2021-12-31 Sun-Earth Libration Point L1

Detailed LightSail entry in the Database
Nanosats Database (much more data)

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