Bill Nye's LightSail set to launch on SpaceX's Falcon Heavy
Thursday, 13 June 2019 The Planetary Society's solar-powered spacecraft harnesses the sun's energy to travel in space. The groundbreaking LightSail 2 will hitch a ride on Falcon Heavy's first-ever night flight.
On June 25, the Planetary Society's LightSail 2 hitched a ride into orbit on board SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket. The solar sail is propelled only by sunlight, and its technology holds promise for early..