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Review of Solar Sails: A Novel Approach to Interplanetary Travel on The Space Review

--Ben 21:42, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

MESSENGER to flyby Mercury 2nd time October 6th.

MESSENGER used solar pressure to correct the trajectory without using propellant. The multimedia page shows how solar sailing reduced the flyby target size. --Ben 21:42, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

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