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It's Alive! NanoSail-D Suddenly and Spontaneously Comes Back to Life - Universe Today
[/caption] A small solar sail that was thought to be a lost cause has “spontaneously” come back to life. The NanoSail-D — a NASA-designed solar sail cubesat that launched in December but suddenly went silent without confirmation of its deployment — unexpectedly ejected from its host satellite on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 11:30 a.m. EST. … Continue reading "It’s Alive! NanoSail-D Suddenly and Spontaneously Comes Back to Life"