Solar powered weapon in action


Creative Writer
The idea of unfurling solar panels in orbit to collect power and then beam down to Earth has been suggested many a time. This sort of power has risks if used as a weapon though, and the communications link to it must be 100$ secure to avoid it being hacked and used for destruction (if not used by the powers that put it up there)

Here is a unit on the planet used to effect:


That is a Fresnel Mirror


Code Monkey
Staff member
But a space based solar collector wouldn't deflect the suns rays to Earth like a mirror, it would transmit the converted energy in a different form and transmit that.