The electric solar wind sail, or electric sail for short, is a propulsion invention made in 2006 at the Kumpula Space Centre. This website is for the EU FP7 project, which developed the E-sail towards prototype phase. See also the electric sailing science and technology pages.
The three-year ESAIL project reached its goals and ended according to originally planned schedule on Nov 30, 2013. All deliverables and reports are available under Documents and scientific publications are available under the E-sail list of publications.
Participating organizations on the project are: