Alex Lang

Yusuf Alnawakhtha2
Travis Brashears2
Kenyon Prater2
Payton Batliner2
2Yusuf Alnawakhtha
2Travis Brashears
2Kenyon Prater
2Payton Batliner
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In the nearly 60 years of spaceflight we have accomplished wonderful feats of exploration and shown the incredible spirit of the human drive to explore and understand our universe. Yet in those 60 years we have barely left our solar system with the Voyager 1 spacecraft launched in 1977 finally leaving the solar system after 37 years of flight at a speed of(More)
  • Travis Brashears, Philip Lubin, Gary B Hughes, Peter Meinhold, Jonathan Suen, Payton Batliner +8 others
  • 2015
We report on laboratory studies of the effectiveness of directed energy planetary defense as a part of the DE-STAR (Directed Energy System for Targeting of Asteroids and exploRation) program. DE-STAR [1][5][6] and DE-STARLITE [2][5][6] are directed energy "stand-off" and "stand-on" programs, respectively. These systems consist of a modular array of(More)
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