Watch CBSN Live

Scientists launch $100M star voyage

Physicist Stephen Hawking and a Russian billionaire are teaming up to launch a $100 million voyage to the nearest star system of Alpha Centauri, which is 4.37 light years away from Earth. Franklin Institute chief astronomer Derrick Pitts joins CBSN with analysis.
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.