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Posted by: charlesfradley - Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:48 pm
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Post Space-Based Solar Power Interim Assessment (Release 0.1) is   Posted on: Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:48 pm
Space-Based Solar Power Interim Assessment (Release 0.1) is Published!

http://spacesolarpower.files.wordpress. ... ase-01.pdf

From Foreword of the report itself:

Preventing resource conflicts in the face of increasing global populations and demands in the 21st century is a high priority for the Department of Defense. All solution options to these challenges should be explored, including opportunities from space.

In March 2007, the National Security Space Office’s Advanced Concepts Office presented the idea of spaceâ€


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Post    Posted on: Fri Nov 09, 2007 4:08 pm
Ares 5 is the perfect ride for this seeing that the large 150 meter radio telescope plannned for it would also have the same technology needed for the deployment of SPS--or anything with a large surface area.

The one-piece approach will cut assembly missions--allowing any SPS array to grow 120 tons at a time--not 20.


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