This groundbreaking anthology of both science and science fiction is based on findings and discussions of the 100-Year Starship Symposium held in 2011.
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Top scientists and science fiction authors explore the opportunities for our long-term future in space. The theme of developing starships that will:
- Be a key inspiration for near-term solar system economics, leading to interstellar technologies within a century.
- Drive a society that focuses outward for its own evolution.
- Create enthusiasm for a future in space and travel to the stars.
This may lead to building the first starships. funding the first travel outside our solar system within this century.
James Benford - leading expert on space propulsion
Gregory Benford - physicist and award winning science fiction author