You've Got To Be Kidding... A Space Elevator?

Posted by Dan on Apr 7, 2003 @ 2:07 PM

Ok, it must be science day today. I found a link to this article and just found it too strange not to post. Personally, I think this is ridiculous, but I'm sure people thought the idea of "an electronic buggy" was ludicrous too.

...the space elevator is a cable with one end attached to the Earth and the other end roughly 100,000 kilometers out in space. Standing on the Earth at the base of this "beanstalk " it would look unusual but simple, a cable attached to the ground and going straight up out of sight.
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