View Full Version : Astronomy Without A Telescope – Space Towers

2010-Sep-05, 12:50 AM
Arthur C Clarke allegedly said that the space elevator would be built fifty years after people stopped laughing. The first space tower though… well, that might need a hundred years. The idea of raising a structure from the ground up to 100 kilometers in height seems more than a bit implausible by today's engineering standards, [...]

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