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Icarus Interstellar

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Wed, Feb 5th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

With an impressive team behind it, the goal of the Icarus Interstellar Organization is to realise interstellar flight before the year 2100 by "researching and developing the science and the technologies that will make interstellar flight a reality, igniting the public’s interest, and engaging with all those prepared to invest in interstellar exploration."

Icarus Interstellar is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation dedicated to achieving interstellar flight by the year 2100. The organizations was founded in 2011 and received its tax exemption status in January 2013. The organization grew out of Project Icarus, which is a five year design study for a fusion powered starship that began on September 30th 2009 and was launched jointly by the British Interplanetary Society and the Tau Zero Foundation. Icarus Interstellar was founded in Alaska, however it’s members live in many nations across the globe, with a high concentration of members in the US and Europe. To understand the structure of Icarus Interstellar please see our team members page, which provides a good overview regarding how we are organized.

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