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Going Up? Partial Space Elevators Could Take You to the Ultimate Top Floor.


Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, space, technology )

Frans
- 141 days ago - industrytap.com
It costs about $25,000 per kilogram (2.2 pounds) to put any object into orbit around the Earth. Due to these high costs of space shuttle flights and repeated launch delays, scientists have long explored alternative ways of getting satellites into space...



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Sam Dyson (55)
Monday April 14, 2014, 4:43 am
Now that would be cool...if you had the cash! :-)
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Monday April 14, 2014, 6:43 am
Fascinating stuff! Thx Frans
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Monday April 14, 2014, 1:12 pm
noted, thanks
 

Jamie Clemons (280)
Monday April 14, 2014, 1:27 pm
Aaaand Sheees Cliiiimbing theee staaiirway to heeeaven.
 

Thomas B. (1)
Monday April 14, 2014, 1:31 pm
Depends. What elevator music do they use?
 

Birgit W. (144)
Monday April 14, 2014, 2:19 pm
Can you believe how many poor people we could help for this kind of money?
Thanks for sharing Frans.
 

Bob P. (426)
Monday April 14, 2014, 6:14 pm
interesting...thanks Frans
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Friday April 18, 2014, 2:48 pm
Interesting ...
 
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