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“Space Research Institute”
Planetary Society Exploring Solar Sail Flight

The Planetary Society is examining whether it can do a solar sail mission. The society attempted to test this experimental propulsion technology in 2005 with its Cosmos 1 mission; however, the Russian Volna rocket failed to reach orbit.


  • Parabolic Arc
  • April 6, 2009