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Solar sails

LC control 87002887
LC classificationTL783.9
Topical headingSolar sails
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Variant(s)Photon sails
Sails, Photon
Sails, Solar
See alsoSpace vehicles--Propulsion systems
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Scope noteHere are entered works about very large lightweight reflective surfaces on spacecraft for propulsion by pressure of sunlight.
Found inWork cat.: Friedman, L. Starsailing : solar sails and interstellar travel, 1987.
McGraw-Hill dict. sci. tech. (also called photon sails)
Gunston, R. Jane's aerosp. dict. (Solar sail)
Nayler, J.L. Dict. astronautics (Solar sailing)
Not found inASTI; EI; Web. 3