Monday, July 2, 2012

Spain's Sun orbiter!

Sun is our nearest one-end of the space frontiers and the following, European Space Agency, mission looks likely to accomplish it by 2017.
The extreme fun watching this video is in solution they have devised to reach near orbit of Sun. Sequence of sling shots using geosynchronous orbit of planet Earth and Venus alternatively - and not just once. Hopefully they are able to time those jumps exquisitely ..   





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