Sunday, December 6, 2009

Early look at notional California Solar Sat?

The slugline reads, "Illustration of the power plant beaming former solar energy to Earth," which seems straightforward enough, not to confirm this one way or another, but it does fit the description of a modular deployment, light-weight collector relay design. Though the price may be right, this may resemble the eventual design as much as the Saturn-Apollo concept drawings resembled the finished product ten years later.

This from the latest summary on the preliminary concept approval posted to (beta), California approves space-based solar plant.

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