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+ - Sail on wings of Light

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
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.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/10/science/space/10solar.html

Susan
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