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Solar Sails pp 91-110 | Cite as

Exploring and Developing Space by Sailcraft

  • Giovanni Vulpetti
  • Les Johnson
  • Gregory L. Matloff

Sailcraft offer unique opportunities to space-mission planners. Some of these possibilities will be exploited in the near future, others within a few decades, and some in the more distant future. We consider near-term mission possibilities first.

Keywords

Solar Wind Solar System Interplanetary Magnetic Field Advance Composition Explorer Solar Sail 
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© Praxis Publishing, Ltd 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni Vulpetti
    • 1
  • Les Johnson
    • 2
  • Gregory L. Matloff
    • 3
  1. 1.International Academy of AstronauticsParisFrance
  2. 2.NASA Marshall Space Flight CenterHuntsvilleUSA
  3. 3.New York City college of TechnologyBrooklynUSA

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