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From Japan the first space elevator
A ten meter model that will be sent to space on September 11th
A science fiction invention coming from Japan that will take the first step towards its possible creation thanks to the University of Shizuoka, which -as reported by the local press- will launch a small prototype of the space elevator on board the H-2B rocket the next 11th of September. A model ten meters long and that will not be anchored to the Earth, but that will serve as a basis for studying the...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency