NASA awards $2 million to moonshot solar sail project

NASA awards $2 million to moonshot solar sail project

The concept of solar sails is not particularly new — just check out the Planetary Society’s LightSail 2, French startup Gama or NASA’s Advanced Composite Solar Sail System. But one group of researchers is pushing the technology to new heights. The Diffractive Solar Sailing project as been awarded Phase III status in the NASA Innovative Advanced […]

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