Orbital Composites and Virtus Solis team up for space-based solar power mission


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Advanced manufacturing startup Orbital Composites is teaming up with Virtus Solis Technologies to conduct a space-based solar power demonstration as soon as 2027. The two companies say the mission will be a precursor to an in-space “megawatt-class” solar power installation by 2030, which could mark “a new chapter in renewable energy.” Space-based solar power (SBSP) is […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.