Travel to next star
When are we going to another star?
If you mean, when we can go by space ship to another star, then the answer
is probably never. The nearest star is so far away that it takes light over
4 years to get here from there. We cannot travel even one tenth of that
speed and so it would take over 100 years to get to the nearest star. We do
not live long enough to get there.
Samuel P Bowen
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Update: June 2012