World renowned planetary scientist Prof Ian Crawford (University College London) has agreed to speak to the i4is/ISU Interstellar Studies elective Module being delivered by i4is/ISU to the Masters course in May (and introduced earlier). The topic of his presentation will be the Local Interstellar Medium. Dr Ian Crawford is Reader in Planetary Science and Astrobiology […]
Dear fellow researchers, Following many requests, we would like to inform you that the submission deadline for the Workshop on Interstellar Flight has been extended until the 25th of March. You have still time to submit your abstract, the template is available on the website: http://www.citytech.cuny.edu/physicsworkshop/ The workshop on Foundations of Interstellar Flight, that will take place next June 2017, 13th-15th, at the CUNY […]
I4is has been selected again this year to deliver another 2-week Interstellar Studies Module to the Masters students of the ISU in Strasbourg France. To be undertaken over 2nd May through 12th May this elective module is intended to broaden and also deepen the student’s appreciation of aerospace and astronautics engineering, space science and […]
First Announcement, Workshop on the Foundations of Interstellar Studies, 13-15 June 2017, New York, USA Dear Friends, We are very pleased to invite you to a unique workshop on the Foundations of Interstellar Studies. This is to take place 13-15 June 2017 at City Tech, the City University of New York. It is a meeting […]
In the ages of old, people thought that if you kept going out into the Atlantic Ocean, you would eventually fall off the edge of the Earth. Indeed, there were also tales of monsters that lurked there, waiting to snatch the sailor and his ship and drag them down into the abyss below. Well, there […]
Kelvin Long, Executive Director of i4is, is to present to NASA at JSC on 1st February 2017, “Interstellar travel the next frontier of exploration STARSHOT initiative”.
John Davies, senior researcher and school educational lead at i4is, created the interstellar challenge day for schools in collaboration with STEM Learning Ltd and the British Interplanetary Society. Eight London schools entered teams.
Kelvin Long and Rob Swinney, supported ably by John Davies and Gill Norman, delivered the ever-popular Starship Engineer course at the HQ of the British Interplanetary Society on 12/13th November.