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NASA Will Launch A 13,000-Square-Foot Solar Sail Next Year
The largest solar sail the solar system has ever seen weighs only 70 pounds.
IKAROS Solar-Sail Craft Successfully Steers With Strategically Placed LCDs, Using No Propellant
Japan’s IKAROS spacecraft is still solar sailing its way across the solar system in a proof of concept experiment that … Continued
Japan’s IKAROS Successfully Rolls Out First Solar Sail in Space, Prepares For Interplanetary Cruise
It’s sink or sail time for Japan’s IKAROS spacecraft, and according to initial reports from JAXA the unfurling of the … Continued