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The Ten Million Ton Space Elevator

Carbon nanotubes are often assumed to be the sole viable material for the construction of an Earth-based space elevator. However, carbon nanotubes in the lengths required for construction of a space elevator remain a laboratory curiosity. Is there an alternative … Continue reading

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O’Neill space colonies revisited

The High Frontier: Human Colonies in Space: Apogee Books Space Series 12 This book originally came out in the 1970s and I have read it many times. After re-reading it this past month, I have to say that while the … Continue reading

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