First Hardware for LunarSail Arrives!

Here it is… some of the first hardware for our LunarSail project. At the bottom is the flight computer, the Raspberry Pi Linux single-board computer. Notice its small size with comparison to the Samsung Galaxy SII cellphone next to it. We also have a prototype servo controller board, an integrating accelerometer. Those components will be(…)

LunarSail Public Announcement

CAPE CANAVERAL – Students and the public are invited to participate in an innovative experimental demonstration of solar sail technology sponsored by the non-profit Aerospace Research & Engineering Systems Institute, Inc. The LunarSail project will be a first of its kind mission to send a cubesat beyond low Earth orbit.