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Katherine Johnson, the real life human computer portrayed in the film Hidden Figures has passed on at 101. Find out more about her remarkable NASA career. (5:00 min read)
Solar Sailing was the subject of a paper released by the Planetary Society last month. Find out what they learned from the highly successful LightSail2 mission.(4:00 min read)
Today's test flight of Starliner, NASA's new, crewed spacecraft was less than stellar. A clock set to the wrong time prevented it from docking at the International Space Station. Find out more. (4:00 min read)
Carl Sagan was born on November 9, 1934. Learn more about the movement to observe Carl Sagan day on that date every year. (4:00 min read)
We've been keeping readers informed about the Planetary Society's project known as LightSail2. This is our third update.
The Planetary Society's LightSail2 satellite has reached the next stage of its mission. Learn how it deployed its massive sail and what's next for the plucky little spacecraft.
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Planetary Society to Launch LightSail2 on June 24. The mission will prove the feasibility of solar sailing in outer space using CubeSats.