"How do you solve fuel problem in interstellar travel? Lose the fuel," the Russian billionaire said.
Hawking’s and Milner’s Starshot aims to send robot to Alpha Centauri in next 20 years.
"We can launch a mission to Alpha Centauri in a generation," Hawking said.
Breakthrough Starshot just announced plans to go to alpha Centauri, Stephen Hawking talking now pic.twitter.com/Ibkgb7aBJb— Kevin Loria (@kevloria) 12 апреля 2016 г.
Postage size robot will be sent 25 trillion miles away by the beam of light.