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Bill Nye Explains How His New Spacecraft Will Literally Sail the Solar System on Beams of Light

As opposed to our recurring dreams, where he sails on rainbows.

The Planetary Society’s LightSail spacecraft are tiny satellites that need nothing but light from the sun to accelerate and sail through space. They’ll get their first test flight in May of this year, so let Bill Nye explain how the amazing civilian-created spacecraft functions.

(via Blastr)

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