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The Space Elevator Concept

Design Your Own Space Elevator – [] The Universe Documentary – Space Elevator and Carbon Nanotubes – [] The Space Elevator – no longer Science Fiction – [] An Elevator to Space: Markus Landgraf at TEDxRheinMain – [] The Physics of Space Elevators – [] (this includes the concept of a space launch from an […]

Space Elevator Climber Design

A space elevator is a long ribbon that extends into space and hangs in a state of equilibrium because the centrifugal force throwing the top half of the ribbon out into space balances the force of gravity trying to drag the bottom half down. The elevator becomes functional when a climber car uses the ribbon […]