Saturday 9 December 2023

The Lofstrom Loop: A Bridge to Space

Imagine you could take a train ride to space. Tracks that slope up into the sky, higher and higher, until you reach a plateau above the planet where it’s a straight line up to orbital velocity.

That’s what’s possible with a Lofstrom Loop. But sending you into orbit is just one of the things it can do!

Friday 26 May 2023

Riding Sunbeams with Solar Sails

Reset your expectations of solar sails. They are a fast and free way to travel to any point in the Solar System, as many times as you want, any time of the year.

Solar sails can carry passengers and they have a nearly unlimited number of uses. You just have to... think big!