RE: Mirror in space

jhunt@Radix.Net
Tue, 21 Jul 98 18:21:14

--- On Tue, 21 Jul 1998 15:12:12 -0300  Vmtor Sexto Bernardes 
<vitorsb@artnet.com.br> wrote in part:

>I was reading a magazine and I found this: a consortium headed by the
>Russian company Korolev Energy (?) intends to launch in Novemeber a big
>mirror capable of reflecting sunlight at night, with intensity 10 times
>brighter than the moon.

You can find some information on the tentative Progress M-40 experiment
scheduled for later this year (given the shakey financial situation
it may not come off), plus a link at:

http://www2.satellite.eu.org/mir.html
(the 2 is optional)

Jeff Hunt <jhunt@radix.net>
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