Tag: solar-sail

40 Can you tack against the sun using a solar sail? 2013-07-18T10:45:48.160

13 Once lightyears out of the solar system, could you expect to get feasible propulsion with a solar sail? 2013-08-03T01:56:27.313

12 Has a solar sail been used on an orbital mission? 2014-01-12T23:09:22.147

11 Can solar sail prevent orbital decay? 2013-08-26T14:24:28.950

11 Solar sail force calculation: Angle vector 2013-12-02T10:57:50.833

11 Can I derive a combined equation for velocity of solar sail? 2013-12-02T15:15:43.057

10 Laser propulsion possible? 2013-07-28T01:18:49.697

10 Durability of solar sails. How big of a problem is high-energy proton flux? 2014-01-15T08:32:53.990

8 Maintaining ideal curvature (flatness) of a solar sail 2014-01-13T11:21:08.703

8 Visualization of non-Keplerian orbits for solar sails 2014-05-05T11:08:50.947

8 Solar sail thrust calculation 2014-05-21T08:23:00.987

8 Is a manned craft powered by Solar Sail feasible from Earth Orbit to Lunar Orbit 2014-05-30T23:02:16.727

8 Can a solar sail craft change an orbit's inclination (from polar to equatorial)? 2014-12-09T12:37:38.933

7 What is the closest to Earth you can expect lift from a solar sail? 2013-08-03T00:07:27.910

7 How do you slow down a solar sail? 2015-05-13T23:52:17.363

6 How big can solar sails be? 2014-09-25T19:18:54.350

6 How would Solar Flares affect Solar Sail navigation? 2016-01-12T12:54:11.440

5 What is the most stable configuration for a centrifugal ship towed by a solar sail? 2014-01-10T11:53:18.880

5 How much would a solar sail's usefulness be reduced by a perforation? 2014-01-12T23:05:56.333

5 Is there software that allows me to experiment with solar sail parameters? 2016-05-19T08:24:06.043

5 Did IKAROS wake up from its 5th hibernation in Winter 2015? 2017-05-25T19:06:02.030

5 Negative photon pressure? What is the physics behind this expression? 2017-07-17T08:10:13.863

4 Can you use a light sail to achieve a survivable landing anyplace in our solar system? 2016-06-10T16:41:03.033

4 Thrust for solar sail equation derivation 2017-12-07T22:36:44.573

3 Could the Hubble mirror be used to create a laser to propel solar sails? 2014-12-10T09:33:05.933

3 Can an onboard laser propel a solar sail? 2015-02-13T20:55:43.307

3 Is it possible to launch a satellite into orbit with a solar sail and a weather balloon using the magnetic poles? 2016-05-13T18:31:35.893

3 Maximum velocity achieved by solar sail 2018-02-28T07:12:03.130

2 A more accurate way of solar sail calculation? 2015-12-31T09:14:25.300

1 Can a solar sail reduce the speed from 1-10% light speed to achieve a solar orbit? 2016-03-18T00:09:24.190

1 Could e-sails provide safer space travel 2017-04-02T03:56:48.517

1 Will the Planetary Society's LightSail spacecraft's solar panels be articulated during each orbit? 2017-10-28T01:47:15.840

0 Planetary Society's LightSail Spacecraft's corner cube reflectors; how large, and corrected for aberration? 2017-10-30T05:44:14.603

-1 How effective are solar sails to deflect an asteroid? 2017-09-11T17:18:03.107