LightSail

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LightSail is a project that demonstrates controlled solar crusing inside low Earth orbit the use of a CubeSat. The project consists of spacecraft—LightSail 1 and LightSail 2. LightSail 1 was an engineering demonstration project designed to check its new sail deployment approach in space; it did not carry out solar sailing. LightSail 2 is a fully purposeful spacecraft meant to illustrate true sun sailing and contains the lessons discovered from LightSail 1.

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