[ExI] solar power satellites

Eric Messick eric at m056832107.syzygy.com
Tue May 20 03:28:35 UTC 2008

>Unfortunately, no.  And the lift from LEO to GEO takes about 70% of 
>the mass in LEO to get it up to GEO.

Any help from partially deploying your solar panels and using ion
thrust to do the transfer to GEO?

Also, a small prototype in LEO might be acceptable, and could provide
intermittant power for disaster recovery, for example.


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