JULIAN BAUM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JULIAN BAUM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Solar sail. Artwork of a Solar Sail Bulk Ore Freighter. The pressure of sunlight (in the form of photons) on the huge gossamer-fine sails provides a slow but continuous acceleration. The freighter depicted might be carrying mineral ores mined from asteroids or from planets or their moons.
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