Solar sails are made of thin reflective material and use sunlight for photonic propulsion. Although potentially usable for interstellar travel, they are still in testing for terrestrial orbit.

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A detailed examination of solar sail technology, with a focus on the Cosmos-1 mission.
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Solar sails resource site including design information and links, with news and bibliography.
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