Thursday, October 16, 2008

Spliced feed for The Science Network

Spliced feed for The Science Network

"Rapid Transit" Space Elevator Still Looks More Like Fiction [SciScoop Science Blog]


The following discussion is a follow up to my original article Space Elevator Likely to Remain Science Fiction. Here, I provide an alternative perspective on the magnitude of the elements involved in the construction of the space elevator itself [the "climber"], some estimates of components must be put together and quantized as far as available information permits.

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