space elevator

The Spaceline: an Elevator From the Earth to the Moon

A team of scientists recently proposed an alternative to a Space Elevator - the "Spaceline", a tether that extends from…

2 years ago

A Japanese Company is About to Test a Tiny Space Elevator… in Space

A team of Japanese engineers recently constructed a scale-model of a space elevator, which will be sent to the ISS…

3 years ago

How Do We Terraform The Moon?

Given its proximity to Earth and our history of exploring it, colonizing and terraforming the Moon could be much easier…

6 years ago

What is a Space Elevator?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGtqB5KMS1I Almost every part of a rocket is destroyed during the launch and re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere. This makes…

8 years ago

Michael Laine Will Answer Your Questions on Space Elevators

[/caption] After our recent article featuring the concept of a lunar elevator, many of you posted questions about both lunar…

11 years ago

LaserMotive Takes Prize During Space Elevator Games

The 2009 Space Elevator Games ran from November 4-6, and there is a winner! LaserMotive from Seattle took home the…

12 years ago

Going Up? Top Floor, Space Elevator Games 2009

BREAKING NEWS: LaserMotive successfully qualified for the $900,000 prize! Their official speed was 3.72 m/s. Way to go! See more…

12 years ago

Get Ready for the 2008 Space Elevator Challenge

Looking for an exciting challenge, as well as a way to try and create easy and affordable access to space?…

14 years ago