LightSail 2 Opens Its Sails in an Early Test of Tech That May Make Interstellar Travel Possible

LightSail 2 Opens Its Sails in an Early Test of Tech That May Make Interstellar Travel Possible

A tiny spacecraft in Earth orbit has successfully deployed its solar sails. Called LightSail 2, the craft will now use the power of the Sun to lift its orbital height even further, in what’s considered an important test of this promising means of propulsion. …

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