Space Robotics

Cosmos 1 Solar Sail Vehicle

Posted 28 Feb 2001 at 05:12 UTC by steve Share This

The Planetary Society's Cosmos 1 vehicle is scheduled for testing in April and launch later in the year. The vehicle will be launched from a Russian submarine in the Barents sea on a Russian Volna, a converted ICBM. The entire mission is expected to cost around $4 million. They've put up a web site with lots of cool info including detailed schematics of the vehicle design.

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