On 2nd Feb 2021 at 8pm UTC, Olivia Borgue from the Initiative for Interstellar Studies presents a talk on propulsion technologies including nuclear propulsion. Members of i4is can attend this talk live!
On 26th Jan 2021 at 8pm UTC, John Davies from the Initiative for Interstellar Studies presents a talk on The Interstellar Downlink. Everyone can attend this open talk live!
Our i4is article by Adam Hibberd and Andreas Hein on missions using nuclear propulsion to interstellar objects such as 1I/’Oumuamua has now been published in one of the most prestigious journals in asteronautics, Acta Astronautica. The article is available for free to download for a limited time!
Issue 31 of Principium, the quarterly publication of the Initiative and Institute for Interstellar Studies is now published.
Andreas Hein presents some of the results form the i4is techno-economic analysis of asteroid mining in this excellent video. The paper: Hein, A. M., Matheson, R., & Fries, D. (2020). A techno-economic analysis of asteroid mining. Acta Astronautica, 168, 104-115.
On 24th Nov at 8pm UTC, Robert Swinney from the Initiative for Interstellar Studies presents a talk on interstellar precursor missions. Members of i4is can attend this talk live!
We are proud that our article about a Venus astrobiology mission, based on a fleet of balloons has now been published in the prestigious journal Astrophysical Journal Letters. The article can also be downloaded for free via arXiv. We are grateful for the collaboration with Manasvi Lingam (Florida Institute of Technology / Harvard), without whose […]
Next up in our series of member online talks is Andreas Hein discussing world ships! We also have many more Principium preprints and videos available.