21st Century Space Elevators
Advanced Earth-Space Infrastructure: NASA Report on Technology, Plans, Concepts, Materials, Environmental and Safety Issues
David N. Spires
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NASA workshop on space elevators based on the findings from the Advanced Space Infrastructure Workshop on Geostationary Orbiting Tether “Space Elevator” Concepts. A space elevator is a physical connection from the surface of the Earth to a geostationary Earth orbit (GEO) above the Earth 35,786 km in altitude.
- Category: Astronomy
- Published: 04 January 2011
- Publisher: Progressive Management
- Print Length: 124 Pages
- Language: English