Posted by: A. C. Cockerill | June 7, 2012

Factoid #26: Space Elevator

Factoid #26:

TheΒ space elevator is just that–an elevator that takes payloads into orbit, no rockets required. It will likely be enabled by carbon nanotubes providing the necessary strength and is expected to be in operation later this century.

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  1. Wow! I honestly can’t imagine such a thing. Well, I can imagine it. I just can’t imagine it being real. πŸ™‚ I love all the fascinating new wonders you tell us about, Ashley.

    • You’re so welcome, Rhonda. I love sharing them with you. Cheers, Ashley

  2. Cool!


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