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If we devoted all of the world's resources to space travel, how far would we be able to get in the next decade in terms of interstellar travel.
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about tree fiddy
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>>7800126
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The world's resources are already all in space, you donut.
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>>7800122
We wouldn't even be able to reach the nearest star.

>And then there's the issue of fuel. It would take at least the current energy output of the entire world to send a probe to the nearest star, according to Brice N. Cassenti, an associate professor with the Department of Engineering and Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. That's a generous figure: More likely, Cassenti says, it would be as much as 100 times that.

>"We just can't extract the resources from the Earth," Cassenti said during his presentation. "They just don't exist.

http://www.wired.com/2008/08/space-limits/
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Unless we go full Necron, there is no point traveling outside of solar system.
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>>7800126
back to /fit
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>>7800242
Going full Necron is our destiny. We share all their pains of short lived mortality and love of science and technology.

Also we should create some star gods, just 'cause.
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>>7800326
>create some star gods
Already on it.
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>>7800122

Nowhere. The Earth is flat and space is made of hair.
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>>7800122
>muh space travel
I want sci fi children to leave. There are more important issues in science than making hollywood movies real.
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>>7800126
lmao, came here to post that
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>>7800122
less than 10 light years
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id say a ship that can accelerate at about 1 g for about 10 years. just a guess. so maybe make it to heliopause in, what, 2 years? (i havent done the math) captcha: pickups?
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