The Space elevator games power beaming competition has been delayed again. This time to March or April of 2011.
The winner (Lasermotive) of the 2009 laser beaming/climber competition has a new video which is embedded below.
The Lasermotive team and company announced new sponsors.
These are the guys that postulated the Space Elevator as a tensile structure (as opposed to Tsiolkovsky’s ‘tower’) – something that, with the discovery of carbon nanotubes, might actually be possible to build.
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