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World’s largest solar sail ready for 2015 launchThe Sunjammer will monitor solar activity and demonstrate the validity of relying solely on low-cost, propellantless solar winds for spacecraft navigation.

World’s largest solar sail ready for 2015 launch
The Sunjammer will monitor solar activity and demonstrate the validity of relying solely on low-cost, propellantless solar winds for spacecraft navigation.

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    This is awesome. How solar sails work: http://science.howstuffworks.com/solar-sail1.htm
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