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Offline Michel Van

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The HELIOGYRO, an Interplanetary Flying Machine
« on: July 05, 2017, 04:17:47 am »
I found this on NTRS

The HELIOGYRO is a design concepts for a manned solar sail vehicle
By Richard H. MacNeal, of the Astro Research corporation.
March 1967.

The Study look in two designs
One with two wings in the manner of a helicopter rotor. deploy 36,000 ft diameter (11 km)
Second with pinwheel design for unmanned probes

https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19670018298.pdf

https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19690019483.pdf
« Last Edit: July 05, 2017, 04:20:27 am by Michel Van »
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