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Drone Extenders Retract Solar Sails
« on: November 04, 2013, 09:24:36 PM »
We can imagine a solar sail extending outward from inside of the wings of the drone.

This image is from JAXA of IKAROS solar sail.
http://www.jspec.jaxa.jp/e/activity/ikaros.html







YouTube - L'Garde Solar Sail Deployment Animation
Published on Mar 16, 2012
L'Garde, Inc. provided this animation of a 10,000 square meter behemoth of a sail being deployed above the Earth.
http://youtu.be/rnaKoBRpKgs