Reply to post: Re: Lightsail-assisted

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


Re: Lightsail-assisted

The problem, as the other commentard pointed out and y'all keep conveniently ignoring, is that all that the light sail is doing could be done ballistically. Of course, we're hearing they didn't but we're also hearing that the light sail can't get it out of orbit to truly show it's actually moving the darned thing. It can't even keep it in orbit beyond a year, based on the way the article is written.

If you actually read the article, it's much ado about nothing.

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