The Starship Vlog just posted this wonderful teaser of just some of what to expect at our 6th Interstellar Symposium.  Enjoy!

The 18th edition of our newsletter, Have Starship, Will Travel, has just been published! You can read it here.

Registration for our 6th Interstellar Symposium, in Wichita, KS, November 10-15, 2019, is ongoing.  If you haven’t yet registered, please go and register now!  The symposium will include a special two and a half day NASA Propulsion Workshop focusing on Beamed Energy Propulsion and Highly Energetic Nuclear Processes for Propulsion (Fusion and Antimatter).  The schedule and list of participants is still being developed, so check back frequently to see more information.

Our vlog, From Here to the Stars, will resume shortly after a hiatus.  In the meantime, please visit the link here to see all the previous episodes!

We have added a photo gallery with pictures from the 2016 and 2017 symposia, and the 2018 special symposium, “The Power of Synergy.”  We haven’t organized the photos or applied keywords to them, so if you’d like to help with that task please send a message to to volunteer.  Otherwise, take a look at the photos, comment if you like, and enjoy!

2017 Symposium Sponsors

We would like to proudly thank our most generous sponsors of the 2017 Symposium. We could not have done it without you all!


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