#6269281, By Poorandugly 'Random news articles that don't warrant their own threads' thread.

  • Poorandugly 15 Jun 2010 09:50:08 555 posts
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    First solar sail deployed in space

    Believers in extraterrestrial life cheered today as the Japanese space agency, JAXA, successfully unfurled a solar sail in space for the first time. Solar sails offer the best hope for deep space exploration because they eliminate the need to carry fuel.
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