Project Longshot-II

Description: This is a student design study launched by members of Icarus Interstellar in early 2012. It aims to improve the Longshot design, identified to have many design flaws, whilst giving students an opportunity to learn how to do engineering and physics calculations associated with starship design.

Members: Divya Shankar, Tiffany Frierson

Key References:

  • Beals, K.A et al., Project Longshot, An Unmanned Probe to Alpha Centauri, N89-16904, 1988.

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