Solar Sail Race And Delivering The Sun AM Paper With Orion
Circa 1960, this young Boy Scout, was reading his monthly copy of Boy's Life. The lead article was about a futurist world wide jamboree. One scout related his experience competing in the first solar sail race for scout troops whom had made their own sail planes. A few years later, on those cold, cloudless non-summer mornings, my friend Orion would lead me, biking around the five miles of my paper route. As Orion moved across the sky, the seasons also changed, giving me first hand observations of one chapter from my science textbook.
Comments & Sharing
Let's Change the World
Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.