Artist's depiction of the Sunjammer spacecraft leaving Earth orbit
A scale model of the Sunjammer at the L'Guarde facility in Tustin CA
Team members, NASA partners, and students pose with the deployed solar sail
Technicians examine the sail during the deployment test
A scale model of the Sunjammer solar sail is tested in a vacuum chamber
The team of NASA, L’Guarde, and Space Services Inc. are preparing for the Sunjammer space mission that in 2015 will see the first deep space deployment of a solar sail. On September 30, the Sunjammer team completed a milestone when they successfully deployed a quarter panel of the spacecraft’s solar sail.
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