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Breakthrough Starshot announces mission to Alpha Centauri

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A fantastic space mission to visit our nearest star system and find out if alien life exists has been launched by Professor Stephen Hawking. Alpha Centauri is 25 trillion miles away (4.3 light years) and would take around 30,000 years to achieve with present technology. Nevertheless Professor Hawking has joined forces with Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, to develop ...

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