light sail


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light sail

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Of their eight tentacles, six were elongated, and stretched out floating on the water, whilst the other two, rolled up flat, were spread to the wing like a light sail.
We rigged up a single short mast and light sail, fastened planking down over the ballast to form a deck, worked her out into midstream with a couple of sweeps, and dropped our primitive stone anchor to await the turn of the tide that would bear us out to sea.
He took off the light sails, shortened right down to storm canvas, spread life lines, and waited for the wind.
He chose the company's name because a light sail (also known as a solar sail) moves through space via solar radiation pressure.
To power a light sail, the transmitter would need to focus a beam on it continuously.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Planetary Society is preparing to test a spacecraft called LightSail that uses a light sail for propulsion.
CR Membranes also use carbon fibre as the primary fibre, which results in a light sail that is not affected by UV in the same way as an aramid sail.