“Virtual” Icarus: a Spacecraft in Cyberspace

posted by Andreas Tziolas on May 22, 2010

In the following I would like to briefly outline how Icarus could be launched computationally, on the Icarus Interstellar website. The Icarus mission design will undoubtedly yield a series of computational models, which will be used to simulate the spacecraft’s behavior and reliability. System models for propulsion, trajectory, fault repair protocols, flight through interstellar medium, […]