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World’s largest solar sail headed to space

Lightweight and sustainable space flight to be tested next year with the SunJammer solar sail


World’s Largest Solar Sail Headed To Space Next Year (via Clean Technica)

Solar sail technology is continuing to rapidly move towards its potentially game-changing role in the future of space flight. NASA will be launching in 2014 what is, as of now, the world’s largest solar sail ever constructed. This solar sail spacecraft, dubbed Sunjammer, will serve as a test and…

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