Cosmos 1 carried a CD containing the names of over 75,000 members of The Planetary Society and the Japan Planetary Society, along with the works of early visionaries who inspired solar sailing.
See the Cosmos 1 CD contents here »
A Letter to the Future Ann Druyan
The History of Solar Sailing Louis Friedman
From a Scientific Heritage Friedrikh Tsander
Clipper Ships of Space Carl Wiley (writing as Russell Saunders)
Solar Sails in Science Fiction Alan C. Elms
The Lady Who Sailed The Soul Cordwainer Smith
The Wind from the Sun Arthur C. Clarke
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