News tagged with solar sailing

Could solar wind power Earth?

( -- As we strive to find sources of alternative energy, a number of researchers continue to look to what we consider the ultimate in renewable energy -- the sun. However, on earth creating efficient solar panels ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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Planetary Society plans new 'solar sail'

(AP) -- Four years after its first solar sail ended up in the ocean instead of orbit, The Planetary Society announced Monday that by the end of 2010 it will try again to launch a spacecraft that will be propelled by the ...

dateNov 09, 2009 in Space Exploration
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