LightSail 2 spacecraft ends its solar-sailing mission in a blaze of glory

The LightSail 2 spacecraft will ride on sunshine no more.

The Planetary Society’s crowdfunded solar sailing craft re-entered Earth’s atmosphere on Thursday morning (Nov.17) after nearly 3.5 years in orbit — more than three times longer than its designed mission life.

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