July 14 - 20 2014 Stargazer: Solar Sail Plans Unfurled

Jul 14, 2014

Credit Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

We have a variety of objects to look for in our night sky, and we get details about a new spacecraft powered by tapping solar winds as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report. 

A rendering of the solar sail project
Credit Josh Spradling / The Planetary Society