Some day there will be deep-space ships that we can enter and live within, ships that can support us on millennial journeys and sail the dark seas of the interstellar void. And even if we utilize the resources of Sol’s system wisely, husbanding rather than blindly consuming, we will some day need such ships. For the Sun’s lifetime is finite.
KeywordsSolar System Solar Radiation Pressure Solar Sail Dwarf Star Solar Radiant Flux
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