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The Znamya project was a series of experimental orbital mirrors, designed to beam solar power to Earth by reflecting sunlight. [1]

17 relations: Atmospheric entry, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Encyclopedia Astronautica, Full moon, Jonathan's Space Report, Luminosity, Mir, Mission control center, Progress (spacecraft), Progress M-15, Russia, Russian Federal Space Agency, Solar mirror, Solar power, Solar sail, Space station, Sunlight.

Atmospheric entry

Atmospheric entry is the movement of an object into and through the gases of a planet's atmosphere from outer space.

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Baikonur Cosmodrome

Baikonur Cosmodrome (Космодро́м «Байкону́р» Kosmodrom Baykonur; Байқоңыр ғарыш айлағы Bayqoñır ğarış aylağı) is the world's first and largest operational space launch facility.

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Encyclopedia Astronautica

The Encyclopedia Astronautica is a reference web site on space travel.

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Full moon

A full moon is the lunar phase that occurs when the Moon is completely illuminated as seen from the Earth.

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Jonathan's Space Report

Jonathan's Space Report (JSR) is a newsletter about the space age.

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In astronomy, luminosity is the total amount of energy emitted by a star, galaxy, or other astronomical object per unit time.

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Mir (Мир,; lit. Peace) was a space station that operated in low Earth orbit from 1986 to 2001, owned by the Soviet Union and later by Russia.

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Mission control center

A mission control center (MCC) is a facility that manages aerospace vehicle flights, usually from the point of lift-off until the landing or the end of the mission.

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Progress (spacecraft)

The Progress (Прогресс) is a Russian expendable cargo spacecraft.

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Progress M-15

Progress M-15 was a Russian unmanned cargo spacecraft which was launched in 1992 to resupply the Mir space station.

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Russia (Ru-Россия.ogg), also officially known as the Russian Federation (a), is a country in northern Eurasia.

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Russian Federal Space Agency

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Федеральное космическое агентство России Federal'noye kosmicheskoye agentstvo Rossii), commonly called Roscosmos (Роскосмос Russpace) and abbreviated as FKA (ФКА) and RKA (РКА), is the government agency responsible for the Russian space science program and general aerospace research.

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Solar mirror

A Solar Mirror comprises a substrate with a reflective layer for reflecting the solar energy, and in most cases an interference layer.

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Solar power

Solar power is the conversion of sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), or indirectly using concentrated solar power (CSP).

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Solar sail

Solar sails (also called light sails or photon sails) are a form of spacecraft propulsion using the radiation pressure (also called solar pressure) from stars to push large ultra-thin mirrors to high speeds.

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Space station

A space station, also known as an orbital station or an orbital space station, is a spacecraft capable of supporting a crew, which is designed to remain in space (most commonly as an artificial satellite in low Earth orbit) for an extended period of time and for other spacecraft to dock.

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Sunlight is a portion of the electromagnetic radiation given off by the Sun, in particular infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Znamya_(satellite)

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