Co-Leader: Keck Institute for Space Studies Workshop: Technology Requirements to Operate At and Utilize the Solar Gravity Lens May 2018; in cooperation with The Aerospace Corp and Breakthrough Initiatives.
The solar gravity lens is nature’s telescope — the only one that may permit us to see life on another world.
See this White Paper presented to the National Academies of Science Space Science Board: White Paper for SSB (pdf)
Also described in an award winning article.Finding Earth 2.0 at the Solar Gravity Lens Focus
Consultant: Jet Propulsion Laboratory and The Aerospace Corporation on a study of a Solar Gravity Lens Focus Mission
Consultant: Science fiction movie now in development
Advisory Board – Breakthrough Initiatives announce “Starshot” – an interstellar flight objective. A privately funded initiative to achieve real interstellar flight at 20% the speed of light with a high powered laser and a tiny spacecraft in this century
Laser Sailing Demonstration Technology Assessment Study, Keck Institute for Space Studies, Caltech Final Report [pdf] to demonstrate on The Planetary Society LightSail, in cooperation with NASA – Marshall Space Flight Center
Co-Inventor of the Living Interplanetary Flight Experiment now being studied by NASA for flight on the Asteroid Retrieval Mission