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Space Elevator GEO Station | by FlyingSinger
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Space Elevator GEO Station

The space elevator add-on for Orbiter depicts an Arthur Clarke-style "rigid pole" type of space elevator anchored on the equator in Indonesia, with a large space station at geo-sync altitude and bullet-train-like "climbers." Real space elevators in the future will likely use flexible ribbons of carbon nanoutubes with tractor-like mechanical "climbers" - but this is still pretty cool.

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Uploaded on April 24, 2007