NASA's new solar sail system to be tested on-board NanoAvionics' satellite

NASA's new solar sail system to be tested on-board NanoAvionics' satellite Columbia IL (SPX) Apr 30, 2020
NanoAvionics has been selected to build a 12U nanosatellite bus for an in-orbit demonstration of NASA’s Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3). This a result of a contract between NASA Ames Research Center and AST for a 12U bus to carry NASA’s payload into low Earth orbit (LEO) including an approximately 800 square foot (74 square meter) composite boom and solar sail system. The aim o Source: NanoDaily.com https://www.spacedaily.com/reports/NASAs_new_solar_sail_system_to_be_tested_on_board_NanoAvionics_satellite_999.html