Centauri Dreams: Imagining and Planning Interstellar Exploration

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Designing a mission --
The target : Alpha Centauri and other nearby stars --
The trouble with rockets --
The antimatter alternative --
Journey by starlight : the story of the solar sail --
Of lightsails, ramjets, and fusion runways --
Breaking through at NASA : science on the edge --
Interstellar communications and navigation --
A spacecraft that can think for itself --
The future of the interstellar idea.

Author: 
Paul Gilster
Genre: 
Non-fiction
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Year: 
2004
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