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A futuristic long range space program proposing the use of a high powered laser to propel a space craft to the star Alpha Centauri.

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Why would “Breakthrough Starshot” need photon thrusters?

Found here (italics added, bold in source): Nanocrafts are gram-scale robotic spacecrafts comprising two main parts: StarChip: Moore’s law has allowed a dramatic decrease in the size of ...