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S99-04188 (1994) --- Laser power stations, perhaps drawing energy from the local environment, might one day propel spacecraft throughout the solar system. NASA studies of advanced planetary missions have ranged from small robotic probes to multiple-spacecraft human exploration missions. This image produced for NASA by Pat Rawlings, (SAIC).

Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty | Updated: 01/04/2006
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