Dr. Andreas Tziolas is a co-founder and the President of Icarus Interstellar. He has served as Project Icarus Leader (fusion based starship study) and is current Project Lead for Project TinTin (interstellar nanosat mission development team) and holds the positions of Chairman for Research and Chairman for Education at Icarus Interstellar. http://www.icarusinterstellar.org/team/dr-andreas-tziolas
The biannual Starship Congress attracts starry-eyed believers in humankind’s destiny among the stars. We talk with several of them about their ideas for technologies and science that may help pave the way. Science fiction author David Brin dropped by the Congress and spends a few fun and speculative minutes with us. The September Equinox edition of The Planetary Report is ready for all to read. Editor Emily Lakdawalla gives us a sneak peek. The Milky Way has at least 54 satellite galaxies? Who knew? Bruce Betts, that’s who.