Antimatter Rockets & “Avatar”

Brian Wang, at “Next Big Future”, reports on the conceptual ancestor of the ISV “Venturestar” from Giga-Movie “Avatar”. As he notes, the designer is Charles Pellegrino, long-time friend and colleague of James Cameron, and inventor, with Jim Powell, of the antimatter-propelled “Valkyrie” starship.

Brian’s Post

Valkyrie Starship at Pellegrino’s website

Valkyrie at the BBC

Archive of excellent antimatter propulsion papers at Penn State U

Winchell Chung’s Valkyrie discussion

…’nuff said. I’ve been trawlling my archives and just discovered some old papers to read, so ‘night all.