"as we approach the end of the twentieth century there is no single thing we can do that will have as large an impact on the people of the world during the new century than the development of solar power satellites. They will bring prosperity, an opportunity for the poor nations of the earth to achieve true freedom from want, healing of our environment, an open the vast new frontier of space to all of us.
...With the development of solar power satellites we will tap directly into the power of the sun and save the world from impending chaos. There will be hope for the future as we enter the twenty-first century."
Which statement best describes the viewpoint of the author of this document?
a. Biomass generators are a better alternative to fossil fuel than solar powered satellites.
b. Solar powered satellites are the most promising alternative to fossil fuel.
c. Solar powered satellites are not realistic or cost effective as an alternative to fossil fuel.
d. More research must be carried out to determine whether solar powered satellites are a realistic alternative to fossil fuel.