PBS Space Time

Will Starshot's Insterstellar Journey Succeed?

Season 2 Episode 6 | 8m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

Yuri Milner’s Breakthrough Starshot is an interstellar travel expedition unlike any other before it. It’s many years in the making and is contingent on a series of incredible advancements in nanotechnology, materials science and laser power. Just how likely is it that Starshot’s journey to Alpha Centauri will succeed?

Aired: 09/25/16

Rating: NR


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