NanoSail-D set to be released from carrier satellite

It appears that the NanoSail-D solar sail will be ejected tonight from the FASTSAT spacecraft. NanoSailD on Twitter says,

> The Captain has given clearance to eject! The planned window opens at UTC 340 06:15, or Monday morning @ 1:15am EST. Thank you Captain!

According to this timeline (pdf), the sail will be deployed 3 days after ejection.

This NanoSail-D Dashboard will presumably be regularly updated once it is ejected.


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