Golden Fleece

SELF-PROPELLED SUSTAINABLE EXPLORATION

Jerome Wright: "The cost of launching the necessary conventional propellants from Earth are enormous for manned missions. Use of sailing ships could potentially save more than $10 billion in mission costs."

Solar sail with printed control circuits


Made in situ from asteroid metal


Sail is the container for the metal

Developed by ABM Space Sp. z o.o.

The project awarded with
AIRBUS-MERCK Sustainable Exploration Prize at SPACE EXPLORATION MASTERS 2017

Golden Fleece – Metallic Coatings for Intelligent Solar Sails from In-Situ Resources

THE EXPLORATION VISION

SATURATION
of the Solar System with supplies

SUPPLY ORBITS
and sail control

Pick up of available packages at suitable locations

LET’S PRINT GOLD