The Long Voyage From Home

Page, Robert
September 1987
Futurist;Sep/Oct87, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p29
Describes the procedures and regulations needed to travel to the Great Spiral Galaxy of Andromeda. Focus on the key elements of the space ship and the travel time; Need for the ship design to consider independence from the sun and act as a self sustaining artificial planet; Projection of nearly ten million years of travel; Acceleration methodology to reach 40 percent of the speed of light; Cultural stability considerations. INSET: Assembling the Galaxyship..


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