Image acquired by the inspection camera on board TechDemoSat-1 showing the Icarus-1 sail deployed with a view of Earth beyond. Sail was supplied by Cranfield University. Credit SSTL.
TechDemoSat-1, a technology demonstration mission flying 8 UK payloads, launched 2014..
Artist's impression of TechDemoSat-1 with de-orbit sail deployed. Credit SSTL.