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Drag-Sail Deorbit Study Builds On LightSail Demo

Credit: LightSail 2: The Planetary Society
As The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft prepares to demonstrate solar-sail propulsion in low Earth orbit (LEO), project manager Vestigo Aerospace has received a NASA grant to study use of drag-sail technology to deorbit LEO satellites.

 

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