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==Solar Sail Update: New Opportunities==
==Solar Sail Update: New Opportunities==
[http://www.space-travel.com/reports/Solar_Sail_Update_New_Opportunities_999.html Update on http://www.planetary.org The Planetary Society's solar sail activities.]
[http://www.space-travel.com/reports/Solar_Sail_Update_New_Opportunities_999.html Update on The Planetary Society's solar sail activities.]
From [http://www.space-travel.com Space Travel].
From [http://www.space-travel.com Space Travel].
Also see: [http://www.planetary.org The Planetary Society]
--[[User:Ben]] 12:00, 3 April 2009 (UTC)
--[[User:Ben]] 12:00, 3 April 2009 (UTC)

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Space.com: Promising New Space Engines are Opening the Solar System

ESA video on advanced propulsion: "Electric ion engines; plasma drives, slingshot-style gravitational-assist maneuvers; ultra-light super-strong solar sails and other innovations are driving exploration forward beyond reliance on chemical rockets." --Ben 12:00, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

The Atlantic: Across the Universe

An article about http://www.planetary.org The Planetary Society's efforts to fly another solar sail demonstration mission - Cosmos 2. Their previous attempt, Cosmos 1, suffered a launch vehicle failure. --User:Ben 12:00, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

Solar Sail Update: New Opportunities

Update on The Planetary Society's solar sail activities. From Space Travel. Also see: The Planetary Society --User:Ben 12:00, 3 April 2009 (UTC)

Review of Solar Sails: A Novel Approach to Interplanetary Travel

Review of the book posted on The Space Review. SolarSailWiki article: Solar Sails: A Novel Approach to Interplanetary Travel --User:Ben 12:00, 6 October 2008 (UTC)

MESSENGER to flyby Mercury 2nd time October 6th

MESSENGER Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab page. MESSENGER used solar pressure to correct the trajectory without using propellant. The multimedia page shows how solar sailing reduced the flyby target size. --User:Ben 12:00, 1 October 2008 (UTC)