SPACE: Feasibility of a space elevator?

From: animated silicon love doll (
Date: Sat Feb 02 2002 - 05:48:20 MST
(Warning: this is a 15mb .pdf!)

Also an article at TechTV:,24195,3370398,00.html

The paper disgusses the feasibility of building a 22,000 mi wire to space out of carbon
nanotubes. It would theoretically be able to lift 20 tons into space at a time without

(I just started it, so I can't give better details than that. Looks interesting, and it seems that
it won't be overly technical, for those of us without phsyics or engineering degrees.)

cheshire morgan. we all create life, some of us with wombs,
                        some with smiles, some with patient hands.
                        we are all gods, if we choose to be.

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