Since launching in June of 2019 LightSail 2 successfully deployed its sail and proved that light-powered flight is possible! If you want to learn more about LightSail 2, pop over to the mission control page. There, they post the updated stats on the mission and LightSail 2’s location! If you’re lucky, you might be able to spot it from down here on Earth.
LightSail 2 is successful not only in making scientific breakthroughs but for empowering all of us to further the exploration of space! If we can help crowdfund a mission to space, we can each play an active role in the adventure. We are a part of the future of space science!