Atlantic article on Project Icarus:  Planning mankind's first interstellar voyage

Project Icarus: Laying the Plans for Interstellar Travel

Atlantic article on Project Icarus: Planning mankind's first interstellar voyage

NASA's Project ICARUS (part of its "The 100 Year Starship Study") - laying the plans for Interstellar Travel.

Project Icarus: Laying the Plans for Interstellar Travel

NASA's Project ICARUS (part of its "The 100 Year Starship Study") - laying the plans for Interstellar Travel.

Project Icarus will make interstellar travel possible via @The Atlantic

Project Icarus: Laying the Plans for Interstellar Travel

Project Icarus will make interstellar travel possible via @The Atlantic

Icarus    Through experimentation with cutting paper to create a three dimensional form for a light, we discovered a structure with overlapping feather shapes that resembled a swan's wing. We made the form a-symmetrical to emphasise this and to make it very dynamic. As the light appears as a wing circling a light, the name Icarus seemed an appropriate reference.

Icarus Through experimentation with cutting paper to create a three dimensional form for a light, we discovered a structure with overlapping feather shapes that resembled a swan's wing. We made the form a-symmetrical to emphasise this and to make it very dynamic. As the light appears as a wing circling a light, the name Icarus seemed an appropriate reference.

Art is oftentimes an outlet for creative and emotional expression, something that 20-year-old Christian Hopkins knows all too well. The young photographer uses photography as a coping mechanism for depression. He says, “I’ve been suffering from Major Depression for the past 4 years and it has manifested itself throughout that period in many ways, photography …

Young Photographer Takes Surreal Self-Portraits to Cope with Depression

Art is oftentimes an outlet for creative and emotional expression, something that 20-year-old Christian Hopkins knows all too well. The young photographer uses photography as a coping mechanism for depression. He says, “I’ve been suffering from Major Depression for the past 4 years and it has manifested itself throughout that period in many ways, photography …

Vacuum to Antimatter Rocket Interstellar Explorer System  Credit: Adrian Mann  VARIES – Vacuum to Antimatter Rocket Interstellar Explorer System, is a concept from Richard Obousy that would use enormous solar arrays to generate power for extremely powerful lasers, which, when fired at empty space, would create particles of antimatter which could be stored and used as fuel

Vacuum to Antimatter Rocket Interstellar Explorer System Credit: Adrian Mann VARIES – Vacuum to Antimatter Rocket Interstellar Explorer System, is a concept from Richard Obousy that would use enormous solar arrays to generate power for extremely powerful lasers, which, when fired at empty space, would create particles of antimatter which could be stored and used as fuel

Space illustrator Adrian Mann created these concept images of futuristic nuclear-powered interstellar starships, including Daedalus and Project Icarus.

Space illustrator Adrian Mann created these concept images of futuristic nuclear-powered interstellar starships, including Daedalus and Project Icarus.

Bernard Harrop, Head of Sustainability, Project ICARUS, GBTA Foundation, Guy Bigwood, MCI Group Sustainability Director, Nikki Rogan, Global Travel Manager, Symantec

Bernard Harrop, Head of Sustainability, Project ICARUS, GBTA Foundation, Guy Bigwood, MCI Group Sustainability Director, Nikki Rogan, Global Travel Manager, Symantec

Project Icarus

Interstellar Space Travel: 7 Futuristic Spacecraft To Explore the Cosmos

Icarus - the fall, or rotated 180 degrees, the flight. If you enjoy this pin, check out the book, Icarus and the Wing Builder.

Icarus - the fall, or rotated 180 degrees, the flight. If you enjoy this pin, check out the book, Icarus and the Wing Builder.

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