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Solar Sails

WATCH: World's Largest Solar Sail Passes Key Test | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 10.16.2013 | Science

A NASA plan to launch the world's largest solar sail into space and unfurl it like a giant parasol has passed a major test as the mission moves close...

Planetary Society plans Sunlight-Propelled Craft

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — Four years after its first solar sail ended up in the ocean instead of orbit, The Planetary Society announced Monday that by the e...