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The genesis of the 100 Year Starship Study is to foster a rebirth of a sense of wonder among students, academia, industry, researchers and the general population to consider "why not" and to encourage them to tackle whole new classes of research and development related to all the issues surrounding long duration, long distance spaceflight. DARPA contends that the useful, unanticipated consequences of such research will have benefit to the Department of Defense and to NASA...
Originally posted by spoonbender
wonder whats really behind the study
Originally posted by Expat888
On outward appearance a good project..
But my cynicism and distrust of the eggheads at DARPA has me wondering what their ulterior motive behind it is.. DARPA is far from humanitarian in the projects it undertakes..
Originally posted by burntheships
reply to post by AeonStorm
Thats very interesting AeonStorm - wow.
I would look that teacher up now, maybe they would talk?
Very curious that they took your own work from you - I wonder how many kids they did this with?