In a recent article, Bena Bova somewhat surprisingly mentions Stephen Valentine's seemingly lost and possibly dead Timeship longevity and cryo-research project.
Criticized by some for being more of a religious enterprise than a scientific one, the status of the plan was in doubt last time I heard about it. To my knowledge no progress has actually occurred in building the facility. A book documenting the project was published in 2009 but I haven't personally heard anything new about the project for some time now. However, a job listing from 2012 seems to indicate there might actually be some level of work going on.
Is the Timeship back on track?
"Located in the Stasis Biotechnology Research Park and created by architect Stephen Valentine, the Timeship Building's six-acre structure will be a center for pioneering life extension research and cryopreservation, as well as the world's most secure and technologically advanced facility for the storage of cryopreserved biological materials, including organs for transplant, DNA, and people traveling to a future where they can be reanimated to live healthy lives free from aging."
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