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Intro to Solar Sailing

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Latest news July 7th, 2003 - New Scientist has published an article claiming that solar sails don't work. It is based on a web page by Dr. Thomas Gold. This story is also carried by SpaceDaily. I have written the following letter to the editors of New Scientist explaining why Dr. Gold's claims are incorrect.

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Latest update April 10, 2001

Benjamin Diedrich -- diedrich@ugcs.caltech.edu
Last modified: Tue Jul 29 08:27:13 PDT 2003