Era of Solar Sailing Begins
Air Date: 05/23/2005
Run Time: 0:28:50
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- Louis D. Friedman, Secretary-Treasurer of the Board of Directors, The Planetary Society
- Ann Druyan, writer and producer,
The launch of Cosmos 1 will also launch the era of solar sailing. With just a month left before liftoff, Project Manager Lou Friedman provides an update. Carl Sagan's widow and former collaborator Ann Druyan talks about commiting Cosmos Studios to this mission. Emily Lakdawalla explains solar sail basics on Q&A, and Bruce Betts isn't in Kansas anymore, but he does have a new space trivia contest on What's Up!