----------

Showing posts with label Solar Sail System (SST). Show all posts
Showing posts with label Solar Sail System (SST). Show all posts

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

NASA's new solar sail system to be tested on-board NanoAvionics satellite bus


NASA's new solar sail system to be tested on-board NanoAvionics satellite bus


Article Excerpt: "... NASA has selected NanoAvionics to build a 12U nanosatellite bus for an in-orbit demonstration of its ‘advanced composite solar sail system’ — known as ACS3. the aim of the ACS3 mission is to replace conventional rocket propellants by developing and testing solar sails using sunlight beams to move the nanosatellite..."


Reference: www.newsweek.com