Traveling to TRAPPIST-1: How Long Would It Take? | Video
By Steve Spaleta, Space.com Senior Producer |
The ultra cool dwarf star system is about 39 light-years from Earth. Find out how long it would take NASA’s Space Shuttle, the New Horizons spacecraft and Breakthrough Starshot’s proposed laser sail-propelled nanocraft to travel to the system that harbors 7 Earth-sized planets.