Space Elevator

Way cool. I remember the original Arthur C. Clarke story, “Fountains of
Paradise,” and he’s quoted in the article as saying that he expected to
be ridiculed, and then he expected it to be built. I suspect there’s a
lot more technological problems to be solved, but this will be cool.
Space Elevator Going Up [Slashdot]
I have maintained for years that mankind must get off planet, if only
to avoid the “single point of failure” problem. Our little blue marble
of Earth is a tiny speck in the vast and dangerous universe…

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