Voyager Journey to the Stars

Voyager Journey to the Stars

They are part of an ancient quest. To push beyond our boundaries, to see what lies beyond the horizon. Now tens of billions of kilometers from Earth, two spacecraft are streaking out into the void. What will we learn about the Galaxy, the Universe, and …

Will Starshot’s Insterstellar Journey Succeed? | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

Will Starshot’s Insterstellar Journey Succeed? | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

Breakthrough Starshot plans to send spacecraft to the nearest star within your lifetime. Is this for real? Does this mean it’s the future, finally? [MUSIC PLAYING] Do you remember when the future had spaceships? I grew up in the afterglow of the Apollo program, in …

The Secret To Interstellar Travel | Unveiled

The Secret To Interstellar Travel | Unveiled

The Secret to Interstellar Travel As a species, human beings have a seemingly innate need to travel and explore. We’ve scaled our own planet with boats, planes, trains and all manner of other vehicles… so, now, we’re busy building all types of spaceship with our …

Voyager Humanity’s Farthest Journey

Voyager Humanity’s Farthest Journey

We knew we were on a journey of discovery when we launched the Voyager spacecraft, but we had no idea how much there was to discover. We had a sense that we knew what it felt like to be Magellan or Columbus. Time after time …

Is Space Travel Unethical? | Unveiled

Is Space Travel Unethical? | Unveiled

Is Space Travel Unethical? The history of humans in space has had its highs and lows. We’ve seen plenty of heroic scientific breakthroughs, but we’ve also seen space used as a blank canvas for political jostling. Today, we’ve sent probes and landers to explore more …

Real Possibilities For Interstellar Travel!

Real Possibilities For Interstellar Travel!

From special kinds of engines to new technologies that’ll literally warp us across the galaxy, join me as I show you some real potential interstellar travel possibilities. 7. How To Define Interstellar Travel You might think that the term “interstellar travel” means a lot of …

5 Fastest Methods of Space Travel

5 Fastest Methods of Space Travel

Space; I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but it’s pretty big. So, when you’re choosing how to get somewhere, your choice of transport is rather important. For example, if you wanted to drive the 400,000 km to the moon, it would take you about six …

Is Time Travel Really Possible?

Is Time Travel Really Possible?

Imagine you own a watch that let’s you travel through time. One day, you get the bright idea to travel back to the 1920’s to mess with your grandparents. You press a few buttons, and suddenly you’re standing beside old Pappy who is taking in …

Interstellar Travel Challenges

Interstellar Travel Challenges

One of the trickiest things about traveling through the vast vacuum of interstellar space is that it isn’t a vacuum. So today we are going to be taking a look at some of the difficulties involved in interstellar spaceflight and some features of spaceships we …

Is Interstellar Travel Possible? (Time Dilation & The Speed of Light)

Is Interstellar Travel Possible? (Time Dilation & The Speed of Light)

How will humans colonize the stars beyond our own solar system? Research in space travel has only recently begun to tackle this problem. But almost 100 years ago, Albert Einstein made some revolutionary claims about the types of challenges that await those who travel at …