Friday, June 24, 2005

solar sails

pasadena star news article on the project
and
ecommerce times article on the outcome

My condolences to the Planetary Society and to the Russian Space Agency. I hope that you have plans underway to launch Kosmos 2 because we need dreamers and instigators who step outside what we know that we can do and attempt what we only imagine.

the planetary society website

2 Comments:

At 4:00 PM, June 24, 2005, Blogger jonny ragel said...

seriously. I still prefer sea exploration when considering cost vs. gratification. but pictures of the solar system and exploration of it's secrets should be seen as essential.

 
At 6:19 PM, June 24, 2005, Blogger searchingforMrDarcy said...

Ah bummer it would have been cool if it had worked. But alas it appears it didn't even make it out of orbit but possibly crashed in my namesake. thanks for the post, I had no idea, anyone was even trying.

 

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