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There’s an Earthlike planet orbiting our nearest neighbor, Proxima Centauri – but how might we actually get there?

There’s an Earthlike planet orbiting our nearest neighbor, Proxima Centauri  – but how might we actually get there? The existence of a potentially habitable planet  orbiting our closest neighbor, the red dwarf Proxima Centauri, is both an extremely exciting event and sort of “more of the same.Probably not with conventional chemical rockets, is the short, unsatisfying answer.