Thursday, February 06, 2003

Wired News: To the Moon in a Space Elevator?

NASA giving $500,000 for more research on Space elevators - carbon nanotubes extending 62,000 miles up into space.

The project could become a reality as soon as 15 years from now, experts say.

There are many problems to be overcome and 50 or more years is a more likely timetable.

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