[amsat-bb] NO EJECTION MASS Propulsion
motie at mindspring.com
Wed Aug 6 10:53:45 UTC 2014
It doesn't violate any laws of physics if you are expending power from
photovoltaics to propel your spacecraft.
For example, you could push against the Earth's magnetic field to get a
satellite into a higher orbit.
This article seems to confirm this model, although they don't know what
they are pushing against:
I agree that this is probably nonsense, but maybe it isn't.
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