Solar Power Stations in Space – Science Fiction or a Future Reality?

Image credit: solarspacetechnologies.com.au Solar power stations in space or the so-called space-based solar power (SBSP) concept means capturing solar power in outer space and distributing it to Earth. In 1941, science fiction writer Isaac…

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Photovoltaics and the Space Industry

The International Space Station in December, 2001. Credit: the crew of STS-108, NASA Starting in the 1950s and 60s, the space industry was the first market for photovoltaics. Photovoltaics were light and the…

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