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    Re: World's fastest sail-powered vehicle
    From: Tony S
    Date: 2000 May 16, 00:50 EDT

    Lu-
    It is a little too soon for plans to "firmed up".  We'll not see it but
    I suspect that such sail power will be needed to reach 'outer limits'.
    It has happened before, eh?
    Tony
    Lu Abel wrote:
    >
    > It's a bit off the topic of navigation, but I suspect most of us are also
    > blow-boaters.
    >
    > If you're interested in learning about a 58 mile per SECOND sail-powered
    > craft, see
    > http://www1.msfc.nasa.gov/NEWSROOM/news/releases/2000/00-150.html
    >
    > Unfortunately, there's no info about whether their plans include tacking
    > back home :-)
    

       
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