January 25, 2010

EADS Astrium Needs Solar Partners

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EADS Astrium is looking for partners to help produce a solar power demonstration in orbit. The satellite system collects sunshine and then transmits the energy to the planet with an infrared laser. Chief technology officer Robert Laine says that they are testing it in labs and improving the efficiency of the system. He is hoping that a launch will be possible in the next decade.

Via BBC

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at January 25, 2010 9:10 AM
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