E|A|S (Evolving Asteroid Starships)

Nils Faber, Angelo Vermeulen

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Abstract

E|A|S (Evolving Asteroid Starships) is a trans-disciplinary research project in which bio-inspired concepts for (manned) interstellar exploration are being developed. A long-duration journey through interstellar space is characterized by a high level of uncertainty. Environmental disturbances such as cosmic radiation surges and
particle impact events cannot be predicted in detail for the entire flight path. A spacecraft with a built-in capacity to grow and evolve during its journey offers a solution to cope with such unforeseen challenges.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Art of Theoretical Biology
EditorsFranziska Matthäus, Sebastian Matthäus, Sarah Harris, Thomas Hillen
PublisherSpringer Science+Business Media
Pages134-135
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-33471-0
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-33470-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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