[ExI] Alpha Centauri
ddraig at gmail.com
Fri Oct 19 07:47:34 UTC 2012
On 17 October 2012 20:02, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Using present rockets, about 50,000 to 100,000 years.
> So we need new rocket systems first.
> 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.
Isn't this a major aspect of The Forever War?
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