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Can We Reach the Stars

Can We Reach the Stars

Is it possible to reach the stars in our lifetime? Stephen Hawking and Russian physicist and venture capitalist Yuri Milner believe it is. They have revealed plans to develop a method of space travel that will go 100 million miles per hour – with the potential of reaching the stars within a generation.

Read more here and watch their video explaining their plans to reach Alpha Centari in 20 years but travelling almost at the speed of light.

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/alpha-centauri-mission-stephen-hawking-yuri-milner-plan-send-tiny-spacecrafts-stars-1554511