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Remember ‘Oumuamua, the first-ever object from interstellar space that astronomers spotted cruising through our solar system? Now a team of scientists has proposed a mission to explore it, Wired reports.
“We now know such a mission, at least in principle, is achievable,” Initiative for Interstellar Studies representative Adam Hibberd told the magazine.
The proposed mission, which the Initiative for Interstellar Studies calls Project Lyra, would face extraordinary challenges, ranging from the logistical to the financial to, well, pure physics.