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Solar Sail Stunner



NASA Science News for Jan. 24, 2011

In a stunning reversal of fortune, NASA's NanoSail-D spacecraft has unfurled a gleaming sheet of space-age fabric 650 km above Earth, becoming the first-ever solar sail to circle our planet.

FULL STORY at

http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2011/24jan_solarsail/


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