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He was one of the leading minds in theoretical physics, all the while confined to a wheelchair and forced to communicate through a speech-generating device. While alive, the brilliant mind of Stephen Hawking could not be stopped. That amazing intellect fell silent on March 14, 2018, when he died at age 76.
Famed cosmologist Stephen Hawking and Russian businessman Yuri Milner announced on Tuesday, April 12, on what could be a revolutionary mission to our nearest star Alpha Centauri. The $100 million space project named Breakthrough Starshot aims to send a fleet of laser light-propelled nanocraft to our neighboring star system, within about 20 years of its launch, instead of 30,000 years.
Virgin Galactic is almost back to conducting test flights again. SpaceShipTwo Tail No. 2 will be unveiled at a special event held at the Mojave Air and Space port. The debut is scheduled for Feb. 19, with several Virgin Galactic VIPs and the company's founder Richard Branson slated to attend.