Monday, September 22, 2003

Space Elevator - Critics welcomed From Wired Online: The Space Elevator movement is actively seeking critics of the idea, in order to scrutinize the concept for practicality. The Space Elevator is basically a long cable, secured on Earth, and attached to a platform in orbit. An elevator would then ride the cable up, giving us extremely cheap access to space. Over the next couple of years the Space Elevator movement would like to secure the concept as practical or not, in order to either shelve the whole idea or move ahead with developments.


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