Space

An attempt to open the solar sail

The Planetary Society’s American NGO, run by the American science popularizer and TV presenter Bill Nye – The Science Guy, will today unveil the sun sail on a satellite launched on the 19th.

This is the launch of the second satellite. The first one successfully entered orbit, opened the sail and burned in the atmosphere in 2016.

The satellite was 100% sponsored by crowdfunding, collected $ 1,241,615 with a target of $ 200,000

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