From CCNet in 1999, Arthur C. Clarke's predictions for the twenty first century. These end:
2095 The development of a true "space drive" - a propulsion systemSir Arthur's story has ended. R.I.P.
reacting against the structure of space time - makes the rocket
obsolete and permits velocities close to that of light. The first
human explorers set off to nearby star systems that robot probes
have already found promising.
2100 History begins...