starshot initiative

Why sailing to the stars has suddenly become a realistic goal

Why sailing to the stars has suddenly become a realistic goal

Declaring interstellar travel to be in our reach would seem far out to many. However with the Starshot initiative with its 100 million dollar pledge to investigate the use of light to propel spacecraft out of our solar system, aspiring to traverse to neighboring stars might actually bring it the within the realms of possibilities.  For the first time in human history Interstellar travel might be an achievable aspiration!