Space Elevator

Should we give up on the dream of space elevators?

Elevators that can whisk people and cargo up from the planet’s surface into space could spell an end to polluting rockets. But making them reality is a challenge. Nic Fleming investigates.

Space elevators: Going up?

The Russians don’t do countdowns. For the final few seconds before launch those of us watching just hold our breath and stand well back. I find several thousand kilometres back at the European Space Agency’s mission control in Germany to be safest.

The Fountains of Paradise

The Fountains of Paradise is a novel by British writer Arthur C. Clarke. Set in the 22nd century, it describes the construction of a space elevator.

International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC)

BIS Space Elevator Symposium : 7th November 2017 This 1-day Space Elevator (SE) Symposium was held at the headquarters of the British Interplanetary Society (BIS) at ‘Arthur C Clarke House’ in London, jointly sponsored by BIS and ISEC.

The Space Elevator Blog - For scalable, inexpensive access to space…

Hot off the press is the April, 2012 SEC eNewsletter.

Space Elevator Reference Top Story

Exosphere, a Chilean company and who labels themselves as a "learning and problem-solving community", will hold a three week Space Elevator program in Budapest, Hungary in mid-July as part of its Copernicus Series.

Space elevator

A space elevator is a proposed type of planet-to-space transportation system.[1] The main component would be a cable (also called a tether) anchored to the surface and extending into space.

Arthur C. Clarke - Space Elevator

Famous futurist on the Space Elevator


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