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Planetary Society?s Light Sail 2 is Set to Launch on a Falcon Heavy Rocket Next Month

   22 May 01:00:02  |  Astronomy  |  Universe Today

The Planetary Society is going to launch their LightSail 2 CubeSat next month. LightSail 2 is a test mission designed to study the feasibility of using sunlight for propulsion. The small satellite will use the pressure of sunlight on its solar sails to propel its way to a higher orbit. The launch is scheduled for …
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