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An anonymous reader writes: Check out this week's New York Times story on The Planetary Society's new solar sail program: LightSail. LightSail-1 is scheduled to launch byu the end of 2010 and will orbit the Earth, propelled by the pressure of sunlight on the large, mirror-bright sails.

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Sail on wings of Light

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