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This satellite could be beaming solar power down from space by 2025

http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/this-satellite-could-be-beaming-solar-power-down-from-space-by-2025

NASA veteran and aerospace entrepreneur John Mankins wants to put a flock of solar power plant in space that could deliver power to anywhere on the planet. But most of the industry thinks it would be too expensive. Mankins shared his vision and some ideas for overcoming the remaining technical challenges with Motherboard.

2 Responses to “This satellite could be beaming solar power down from space by 2025”

  1. venire23

    Bad Plan! These power plants will cause the the same “holes” in the atmosphere that are caused by ozone emissions. These holes are dangerous, allowing deadly UV radiation to hit the Earth’s surface. A much better idea — and cheaper too — would be to install solar panels in places where needed.