Space Power by G. Harry Stine

Space Power Online book by G. Harry Stine
Copyright 1981 by G. Harry Stine
Reproduced with permission of the G. Harry Stine estate

Table of Contents

Chapters 1 & 2 – Space Solar Power

Chapter 3 – A True Space Transportation System

Chapter 4 – Terrestrial Options

Chapter 5 – Synergistic Effects

Chapter 6 – Energy Anywhere

Chapter 7 – Electric Rockets: Opening the Solar System

The above chapters constitute a self-contained treatise on space solar power. Chapters 8-16, not included here, deal with military space power in the context of the Cold War. This book is out of print but copies are usually available from

About the author

Aerospace writer and rocket expert G. Harry Stine (1928-1997) is probably best known as the father of model rocketry. He founded the National Association of Rocketry and authored the definitive Handbook of Model Rocketry. His many books on rocketry and space include Halfway to Anywhere (1996), The Space Enterprise (1980), and The Third Industrial Revolution (1975). He was a participant in the Department of Energy Satellite Power System Concept Development and Evaluation Program about which he writes in this book.