Daedalus – A serious starship design

Daedalus was a serious design by the British Interplanetary Society, for an interstellar flyby mission that would reach Barnard’s Star in 50 years.

There’s some more info in this video I made:

Here’s a BIS page on the project:

http://www.bis-space.com/what-we-do/projects/project-daedalus

And another nice article by David Darling.

http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/D/Daedalus.html

And here are some of my own renders. I have to admit, I have yet to come up with one I am really happy with – the challenge of a believably lit scene in the dark depths of interstellar space has yet to be nailed by me!

daedalus-ortho-plans-plus daedalus-ortho-diagram-bw-set-unlayeredx daedalus-earth-orbit

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