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Solar Sail Spacecraft Runs Linux and Uses SSH, Says Bill Nye

May 13, 2015, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Silviu Stahie)

The idea of solar sails was first introduced in popular culture by none other than Carl Sagan, more than 40 years ago. This particular technology was not a priority for scientists in the past decades, with very few exceptions, but The Planetary Society and Bill Bye want to change that by launching a small spacecraft called CubeSat that will be powered by light.

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