View Full Version : Ep. 262: Solar Sails

2012-Jun-22, 01:00 AM
Wouldn’t it be cool to explore the cosmos, powered only by sunlight caught by your shimmering solar sail? It sounds like science fiction, but it’s serious science – a test sail has even been sent to orbit. It might even be a way to travel from star to star.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/astronomycast/~4/KLnhWCr6SJU

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2012-Jun-30, 04:58 PM
Les Johnson does nice work researching solar sails.