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kleinbl00  ·  672 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Blue-sky thinking: Vision from multiple planets

    ANYWAY, good luck getting to 550 AU in an appreciable time.

If you're in a position of caring what the surface of expolanets look like you'd best be in a position to get out to 550AU in an appreciable time.

No, I do not have a solution in mind. Just wanted to point out that I read "550 AU" yesterday, dug 1 level deeper than Wikipedia and determined that the scientific investment and rigor behind FOCAL makes Project Orion look NASA-grade.