What If... Starship 2020

What if a mission designed to take humans beyond our solar system had to be launched in the year 2020? No, 100YSS is not planning a stealth mission. Starship 2020 is an exercise to help identify and understand more clearly the challenges, possible solutions and any absolute roadblocks to human interstellar travel TODAY.


In just 6 months, design a human interstellar mission using only technologies and capabilities that are realities today or can be realistically accomplished prior to 2020.

The project started with an online forum this February and invites public input. To get more details on participating, sign-up at the 100YSS Online Forum.

*Images courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech

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