Re: Solar sailing

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 21:06:47 MST

> wrote:
> > Even if this were true, solar sailing would still work, right? You would wrote:

> Of course they would, and of course one could use focused radiation
> (microwave or laser), creating sufficient flux even at lighthour
> and lightmonth distances.

This is true, and also consider that the space based laser project
is developing the accuracy and beam control infrastructure that
could be used for pushing light sails. spike

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