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Earth's magnetic field
Measurement and real-life
Nobel Prize winners
Physics meets biology
Physics meets Earth science
Semiconductors and computers
Theme park physics
Units of measurement
COSMOS 1: The first solar sail
The Planetary Society's solar sail project.
Deep Space 1
This NASA probe demonstrated ion propulsion technology while collecting close-up images of a comet.
How rocket engines work
Explains the basics of how a rocket engine works, including solid and liquid fuels.
The European Space Agency’s SMART-1 probe to the Moon uses a specialized type of ion drive based on magnetic fields.
Read about stories by various science fiction authors on this topic, including the story "The Lady who Sailed the Soul" by Cordwainer Smith.
Tethers Unlimited, Inc.
This company specializes in, among other technologies, space tethers which can be used to power or propel spacecraft, or bring down unwanted space junk.
The basics of space flight
This NASA site features lessons, animations and quizzes on the basics of space flight.