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Lightsail Snags

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Science educator Bill Nye visited Cal Poly’s Bonderson Projects Center this summer for a test of LightSail.

After a semi-successful test launch of an experimental space propulsion system by the Planetary Society and its CEO Bill Nye on campus this summer, Popular Science wrote about the implications of the test, the future of the LightSail project and how Cal Poly researchers were involved. The story, published in June, is titled “Bill Nye’s Solar Sail Hits a Few Snags But Is Almost Ready To Fly.”

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