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The Darwin Project

dryson

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Report this Jun. 15 2012, 9:14 pm

Here is an excellent video from You Tube regarding space exploration.


 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNLfNe12BKE&feature=g-vrec


 


At 20% the velocity of light speed we would arrive at the closest star that is four light years away in 42 years.


 

K_tigress

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Report this Jun. 17 2012, 9:03 pm

Thanks for sharing. Interesting. 
But a private operation is going to have to pursue this. NASA…forget about it.


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dryson

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Report this Jun. 22 2012, 11:11 pm

NASA will have to be involved because of the advanced training it will take to operate such a ship. NASA has the facilities, technology and the experience to make it happen on a personnel side. Private industry has the facilities and technology to to make it happen on the vehicle side.


A bullfrog with a light in its belly is nothing more than a glutton looking to shine otherwise.

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