View Full Version : Book Review: Solar Sails A Novel Approach to Interplanetary Travel

2009-Mar-12, 07:00 PM
Great pleasure can be had in sailing across a gentle, blue sea with a fair wind at the back. With little more effort than a slight nudge upon the tiller, you and your craft can travel great distances at a leisurely, enjoyable, relaxing pace. Now, replace wind and water by sail and photon as a [...]

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2009-Mar-12, 10:42 PM
You gotta be able to detect hazards and avoid them. Sails don't work well for this.