Reply to post: Third Solar Sail?

LightSail 2 successfully unfurls its silvery solar sails, prepares to become a truly solar-powered satellite

F111F
WTF?

Third Solar Sail?

"A small cube sat has become the first spacecraft in Earth’s orbit to fly using only the power of sunlight shining down on its solar sail, after it was successfully deployed on Tuesday."

IKAROS and NanoSail-D weren't the first two?

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019