Ambitious plans for an internationally developed space solar power (SSP) system to provide energy on a global scale by the middle of the century have been unveiled by space pioneer, humanitarian and former Indian President Abdul Kalam. A long-time champion of space-based solar power, Kalam says first steps will include the establishment of a “world space knowledge platform” under which teams from the U.S., India, and other spacefaring nations will join forces to develop a “societal” SSP ...

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