The Possibility of Interstellar Travel

Ships that could take us deep into the stars

Ella Alderson
Sep 6, 2018 · 7 min read
Artist concept for a futuristic starship.
Classical rocket equation, also known as the Tsiolkovsky rocket equation after the Russian scientist that derived it.
Nuclear bombs don’t have to be used for war. We can use them to explore new corners of our universe.
This year The Planetary Society will attempt the first, controlled solar sail flight in Earth orbit by launching LightSail 2.
NASA commissioned renditions of what a warp drive could look like.

FutureSin

Futurism articles bent on cultivating an awareness of exponential technologies while exploring the 4th industrial revolution.

Ella Alderson

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Physics student. A passion for language and the mysteries of our universe, our future, and our human condition. I can be reached at ella.aldrsn@gmail.com

FutureSin

FutureSin

Futurism articles bent on cultivating an awareness of exponential technologies while exploring the 4th industrial revolution.