15 July 2019: Lightsail 2 Mission Manager's Log

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A successful test of the sun sensor voting algorithm was performed using BenchSat, and uplink of the associated ADCS flight software to the spacecraft was initiated.

Goals for July 16 prime shift are to place the spacecraft in Mode 0 (detumble), uplink the most recent two-line element, complete the ADCS flight software update, and transition the sun sensors to an active state.