power from space and beam to Earth

US Navy reveals a system that could capture power in space and beam to Earth, using giant orbiting solar panels.

The 1km wide panels, assembled by robots in orbit, will power military installations.
According to Dr. Paul JaffeThe, the futuristic project, comprises of a square photovoltaic panel facing the sun and a square base directing the collected power to the Earth base, by transforming the solar energy into radio frequency.



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