Who Are We?


Kelvin f long

He was the creative founder of the Apkallu Initiative. He is an aerospace engineer and physicist and is also an author and business entrepreneur. Since 2007 he has been involved with the creation of several space related organizations, in relation to his interest in deep space exploration around other stars. This includes Icarus Interstellar, The Initiative for Interstellar Studies and Stellar Engines Ltd. Whilst he works on the problems of the starship, his long-time interest in ancient studies taught him that a bottom up approach to human adaptation and survival was also a necessary part of any strategic planning for a continued human existence. He is also the former Chief Editor of the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society and for over a dozen years worked as a scientist for the Ministry of Defence in the UK. He has published numerous peer reviewed publications in academic journals and also several books.