NASA to Attempt Historic Solar Sail Deployment‏

"This summer, NASA engineers will try to realize a dream older than the Space Age itself: the deployment of a working solar sail in Earth orbit. The name of the sail is NanoSail-D and it is scheduled for launch onboard a SpaceX Falcon 1 rocket as early as Tomorrow July 29, 2008. " Click here for the full story.

The Picture above shows the Christopher Columbus ship….yeah reminds me of my old school history lessons…You can buy the Columbus story book at

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