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Title: [NSS]Space Solar Power May Be within Our Grasp
Post by: Feed Bot on July 14, 2011, 01:23:11 AM
Space Solar Power May Be within Our Grasp

According to National Space Society Director Al Globus, the development of thin-film solar cells may bring the reality of space solar power closer than ever.
Solar power originated roughly 50 years ago to power the satellites just beginning to orbit the Earth. From those roots it spawned a terrestrial-based power industry. Ironically, the same technology has, [...]

Source: Space Solar Power May Be within Our Grasp (http://blog.nss.org/?p=2807)