After 8 days of silence, the LightSail cubesat made contact with mission control, sending in an automated chirp at 5:21 p.m. EDT (21:21 UTC) yesterday. The exact position of LightSail "remains fuzzy", making two-way communication difficult. Scientists will continue to analyze the data to better pinpoint LightSail in amongst other small satellites that launched with the cubesat. The software patch has not yet been applied and plans are still in the works to deploy the sail.
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