10/23/2006

An elevator to the stars?


The Standard - China's Business Newspaper

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NASA's most recent public contest failed to produce to viable winner, but it has sparked the imaginations of future inter-stellar entrepreneurs. I have no suggestions on how to better build an elevator from the New Mexico desert to a platform in geo-synchronized orbit, but I link these stories in hopes of inspiring others to ponder these and other ideas that push the boundaries of what we now consider within the scope of human capability.
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