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Fraser
2011-Oct-13, 10:40 PM
Solar sails, much like anti-matter and ion engines appear at first glance to only exist in science fiction. Many technologies from science fiction however, become science fact. In the example of solar sails, perfecting the technology would allow spacecraft to travel through our solar system using very little fuel. NASA has been making strides with [...]

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