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Sunlight-Powered ‘LightSail 2’, Set To Launch Soon, Is Worth Getting To Know.

by Anura Guruge


Click to access the official site — the ‘Planetary Society’.


This YouTube video provides a GOOD introduction.


This YouTube video is just plain COOL.


Click to ENLARGE and read here. Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_sail


This is pretty neat. A tiny spacecraft, the size of a loaf of bread, powered by a Solar Sail — yes, powered by sunlight, but not in terms of solar energy per se.

It is set to launch soon — maybe in the next few weeks. So, keep an eye on the news. I will try to keep you posted.


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Check Category ‘astronomy’.


by Anura Guruge