(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

People hoping to travel to other worlds are faced with huge challenges. One of the biggest is the time required for a journey. The nearest star is 4.1 x 10^16 m away. Suppose you had a spacecraft that could accelerate at 1.5g for half a year, then continue at a constant speed. (This is far beyond what can be achieved with any known technology.)

How long would it take you to reach the nearest star to earth?

2. Relevant equations

Kinematic Equations, primarily:

Delta(x) = v(i)t + 1/2(a(x))t^2

3. The attempt at a solution

Never got that far after a long time of attempting to work it out.

Try not to provide me with the answer but just some hint or way to go about it if thats possible.

Thanks so much.

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# How long does it take to get to the nearest star?

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