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Fraser
2008-Apr-23, 03:00 PM
Solar sails were once thought to belong in the realms of science fiction. Huge canopies of lightweight tin foil catching the solar photon breeze, slowly allowing spacecraft to cruise around our solar system propelled by the small but continuous radiation pressure. Recent years however have shown that solar sail spacecraft could be engineered in reality, [...]

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trinitree88
2008-Apr-25, 12:28 AM
Fraser.Right idea. Wrong breeze.

undidly
2008-Apr-28, 02:20 AM
trinitree88

[.Right idea. Wrong breeze.]

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