The Planetary Society, in a project led by Bill Nye and Neil DeGrasse Tyson, wants to send your selfie to a place where no other terrestrial selfie has ever been before — freaking space (and maybe even Pluto).
Okay, so this definitely sounds like something out of a sci-fi film, but the Lightsail spacecraft will be able to travel through space via light beams.
The spacecraft will be propelled by the sun.
Because Lightsail will use the sun as an energy source, it can potentially travel vast distances (think interstellar space) in a short amount of time. But Tyson prefers Pluto as a destination.
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