Sun-powered, citizen-funded LightSail 2 in orbit

December 1st, 2019

The first citizen-funded spacecraft to successfully demonstrate a new form of propulsion, the LightSail 2 could be a game-changer that opens up space exploration. Approximately 50,000 people from more than 100 countries, as well as foundations and corporate partners, donated to the $7 million mission from 2009 through March 2019. Photos: Josh Spradling, The Planetary […]

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