Space Travel

  1. Jul 18, 2014 #1
    Suppose I have a space ship that can accelerate to c in one month of acceleration/deceleration of month and I want to travel to Andromeda. From my frame of reference wouldn't my total travel time be two months?
     
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  3. Jul 18, 2014 #2
    No material object can accelerate to c, it can only get close to c.
     
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2014
  4. Jul 18, 2014 #3

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  5. Jul 18, 2014 #4

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    Assuming this means "very, very close to c": 1 month in which system? For the ship: then sure. For earth? Then the ship will experience even less time.
     
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