37 – Where is power beaming by laser a viable space technology?

Power transfer via laser is frequently proposed for space launch, in-space propulsion, in-space remote power supply, and space-to-earth power supply. The intent is the same of any modern power system—to organize power collection/generation, distribution, and utilization into an optimum configuration tailored to the mission needs. This posting focuses on how power transfer can and Continue reading 37 – Where is power beaming by laser a viable space technology?