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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Solar Sail Passing Over Earth

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Solar Sail Passing Over Earth A concept image of a solar sail propelled spacecraft passing over Earth.

Kevin M. Gill

Modeled and rendered using Autodesk Maya with Adobe Photoshop for post-processing. The model is based on no specific design. Sails are shown a bit more inflated than would actually be the case to demonstrate the nature of the propulsion method being utilized.

Original image data dated on or about October 14, 2014.

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: Kevin M. Gill

 

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