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Fred Clarke (1921-2013)

Back around the year either 1999 or 2000 (I forget precisely) I had the honour of meeting Sir Arthur C.Clarke at the London based Science Museum. This was an encounter that I would remember for the rest of my life … Continue reading

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When will Voyager 1 leave the Solar System?

When will Voyager 1 leave the Solar System? Stephen Ashworth, Oxford, UK Searching for a boundary As Voyager 1 reports on changing patterns of particles and fields at the edge of the heliosphere, claims are appearing that it is on … Continue reading

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Principium issue 4

Issue 4 of the Institutes magazine Principium is now available to download here. http://www.i4is.org/info_principium.html Enjoy!

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You Tube Lecture (TVIW2013)

The recent interstellar lecture by Executive Director I4IS Kelvin Long, presented at the Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop, Huntsville, Alabama, is now available for viewing on You Tube. Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeCaZ_-kiI0  

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Icarus Interstellar announces 2013 Conference

The US non-profit foundation Icarus Interstellar has announced a new conference, to take place in Dallas, Texas, 15-18 August 2013. Details about the event can be found on their web site: http://www.icarusinterstellar.org/starship-congress-2013/

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Daedalus is the First and only “Starship design” in History

The title of this short blog is controversial but it is my claim. Daedalus was the British Interplanetary Society flyby probe design from the 1970s, which attempted to strike a balance between being sufficiently bold and sufficiently credible. For this … Continue reading

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Future Worlds – track by track

By Alex Storer  Alex Storer, a.k.a The Light Dreams, is a freelance digital artist, illustrator and musician whose latest album, Future Worlds, is out now and is available for download from his Bandcamp page, http://thelightdreams.bandcamp.com/album/future-worlds. Here Alex, who is I4IS’ … Continue reading

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Comment facility re-enabled

We may have found a solution to our ‘comment’ issues and as a test will re-enable the comment facility for new posts (such as this one).  If this resolves our issues we will return to older posts and activate the … Continue reading

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Principium Issue 3

Issue 3 of Principium is out now and free to download! Fourteen pages of interstellar goodness, including a retrospective of the Bussard ramjet, I4IS’ partnership with the International Space University in Strasbourg, and we also take a look at advances … Continue reading

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NASA Glenn

Today was the final day of the US tour. We reported to NASA Glenn Research Centre at 8am and then had a breakfast meeting with NASA management. The Tau Zero President Marc Millis also joined us as well as James … Continue reading

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