TITLE

Sun seekers

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, Helen; Excell, Jon
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);3/11/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7670, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that advances in space exploration technology could herald the answer to the global energy crisis and the search for emission-tree sources to replace fossil fuels. Launch two small crawling robots into space by a team of engineers from Europe and Japan in July 2005; Aircraft micro-gravity experiments in preparation for the rocket launch; Harvesting of solar power from space and its transmission to large receivers on Earth using microwave or laser beams. INSET: 'SAILING' TOWARDS AN ENERGY SOLUTION?.
ACCESSION #
16489736

 

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