View Full Version : NASA’s Nanosail-D Released into the Winds of Space

2010-Dec-06, 06:50 PM
Despite being an idea rattling around inside the head of engineers and space enthusiasts for over 40 years, solar sails have never really gained much traction in the way of actual deployment. Today, NASA has taken an important step towards testing solar sail technology for use in future spacecraft. The Nanosail-D spacecraft was launched Friday, [...]

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