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Bill Nye's LightSail 2 Successfully Deploys Giant Solar Sail in Orbit

Watch as LightSail 2 deploys its boxing ring-sized sail and feast your eyes on beautiful photos of Earth it has snapped while in orbit. The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 is the first spacecraft to be solely propelled by sunlight.