[ExI] Alpha Centauri

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 19:01:42 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 5:02 AM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> And unless we leap instantly to near lightspeed transport, the first
> generation ships will be muchly discouraged by the knowledge that
> their journey will be so long that they will almost certainly be
> overtaken by second and third generation transports. So first
> generation ships might as well not bother.

So the first ship ("B Ark") to send should be the hairdressers,
advertising account executives, et al. with the intention that the
second ship containing the rest of humanity would arrive first and
build a world for the first ship to inhabit?

I think I've read about this plan somewhere...

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