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LightSail spreads its sails

June 9, 2015

Pasadena, Calif. (UPI) Jun 8, 2015
After a few setbacks and several anxious periods of radio silence, the Planetary Society’s solar sailing space probe has deployed its giant, featherlight sails.

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Planetary Society’s LightSail spacecraft has started deploying its sail. Next question: Will it provide detectable thrust?

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