Elevator to Space? They're Really Trying

Elevator to Space? They're Really Trying

There are 1 comment on the MyFoxNY story from Nov 4, 2009, titled Elevator to Space? They're Really Trying. In it, MyFoxNY reports that:

Rocketing off to space? Some think an elevator might be the way to go. The so-called space elevator is the future goal of this week's $2 million Space Elevator Games in the Mojave Desert.

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Mesa, AZ

#1 Nov 4, 2009
This is one of the stupidest ideas I have heard. The science behind this is many years away. A much better and sooner to happen way to achieve orbit is the space plane. The Scram engine is only a few years from escape velocity. Why isn't this being pushed?

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