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Announcing Starship Congress 2019: Bend Metal

Icarus Interstellar is proud to announce Starship Congress 2019. In this article we'll detail the theme of the conference, and include links to register and submit a paper!

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agLuna: Soil Remediation Experiment Towards Conditioning Lunar Regolith

agLuna A robust mix of indigenous Alaskan plants traditionally used for tundra soil remediation is explored, to understand the conditions needed to condition lunar regolith and combat desertification in Africa.

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agLuna: Peas Grown in Mixed Mars Simulation Soil Experiment

agLuna experiment testing the ability of peas and nitrification bacteria to build up root spheres enriched with NH4 and NO3 to enrich Mars soil with nitrogen.

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Beyond the Generation Ship: An Interview with Icarus Interstellar Director Damien Turchi

Intergalactic flights, the future of money, and overcoming stereotypes in schools are colossal subjects to tackle, but not for Damien Turchi. The Icarus Interstellar Director and scientist and engineer at SciTec (Princeton, New Jersey), grabs these themes by the horns and lays out ...

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Icarus Interstellar featured on Mic.com

A great quick video about Icarus Interstellar and how our mission addresses grand challenges.

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