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Continuous pressure from sunlight would ultimately accelerate a large solar sail to speeds about five times higher than possible with conventional rockets -- without requiring any fuel. Using the same particle pressure that extends comet tails and shapes the earth's magnetosphere are driven by the radiation pressure from the solar fusion reactions of heavy hydrogen to helium.
01/14/09

 



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