Icarus Interstellar is pleased to announce our first public international conference, titled “Starship Congress”. Starship Congress will be held at the Anatole Hilton in Dallas, Texas August 15-18, 2013. We would like to invite you to attend this exciting event where you’ll get to hear some of the world’s experts on travel to the stars [...]
by Richard Obousy
This week I had the pleasure of attending the Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop 2013 (TVIW) which, despite the name, was actually held in Huntsville Alabama. This was coincidentally the location of the Advanced Space Propulsion Workshop that I attended just a few months earlier. TVIW 2013 is the second meeting of a group that kicked [...]
A number of Icarii will be attending the Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop supporting Les Johnson and his team. Here’s a link to the site: http://lesjohnsonauthor.com/tviw/tviw_2013 This is taken from their site: The Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop is an opportunity for relaxed sharing of ideas in directions that will stimulate and encourage Interstellar exploration including propulsion, [...]
by Divya Shankar
SpaceUp – A Space Unconference SpaceUp Unconference is a step towards promoting space among common people. It is a place to encourage all space enthusiasts to realize their dream of living in space technology. This has been initiated everywhere in the world and almost every country and state is taking up this space activity to [...]
One of the Directors of Icarus Interstellar, Robert Freeland, talks with Hailey Bright about the business and financial elements associated with the construction of a starship. He also expands on some of the technical issues including fusion power and fuel for a starship.
Rob Swinney, Module Lead for the Navigation and Guidance Module talks with Hailey Bright at the 100 YSS conference in Orlando Florida, October 2011.
The First Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop was a workshop organized by Les Johnson (Deputy Manager for the Advanced Concepts Office at the NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama). The workshop was a two day event held in Oakridge on November 28th and 29th 2011. The two videos below (part 1 and [...]
Jim French, Project Icarus Propulsion Scientist, being interviewed by Hailey Bright at the 100 Year Starship Conference in Orlando, Oct 2011.
by Kelvin F. Long