Question Sheet: Riding Sunlight
- Why would scientists want to use solar power to propel a spaceship?
- How is space travel like sailing a ship?
- Why does Louis Friedman compare the flight of Cosmos 1 to the Wright brother's first flight?
- What is the solar wind?
- How is Newton's third law of motion involved in solar sailing?
- Why must the sails of a solar spacecraft be large and lightweight?
- How does a spacecraft driven by solar sails change direction?
- When is Cosmos 1 scheduled to...
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