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posted Jul 24, 2019, 6:23 PM by Doug Sinclair   [ updated Jul 26, 2019, 5:18 AM ]
We are very glad to see the amazing pictures of the successful solar sail deployment on the LightSail 2 Cubesat.

Sinclair Interplanetary built the momentum wheel for this project.  It is a custom 60 mNm-sec unit, with the motor specially wound to achieve full speed with only a 7 V power input.