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Interstellar Travel with Laser Light Propulsion


LNM Radio Network

Traveling to other star systems is a big dream, but achieving it may require going ultrasmall.
Blasting tiny, waferlike sailing spacecraft with powerful lasers could slash interstellar flight times from thousands of years to mere decades, one researcher says.
See more at: http://www.space.com/29950-lasers-power-tiny-interstellar-spacecraft.html#sthash.TWinQZBn.dpuf