Re: Orbital Towers.

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Mon Feb 28 2000 - 22:10:53 MST wrote:

> I read the article in analog on SkyHooks and PinWheels back in the
> eighties.....
> The problem I have is HOW will the blamed thing be constructed?

Goooood question, EvMick. If we wanted a tension-only cable,
we would need to raise all the material to geo, then generate
cable and lower it, while simultaneously paying out a countermass
upward. spike

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