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Solar Sail Passing Over Earth

Solar Sail Passing Over Earth

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Kevin M. Gill

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

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.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Kevin M. Gill

Original image data dated on or about October 14, 2014

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