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Space elevator takes baby steps towards becoming a reality

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Kickstarter is a place where just about anyone can pitch their ideas to the public, no matter how lofty. However, one of the most recent pitches may be the loftiest of all: a proposal for a real-life space elevator.The concept of the space elevator is nothing new, thinkers have been...
Space elevator takes baby steps towards becoming a reality

Live from Expand: Space Exploration After the Shuttle (video)

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Space travel's undergone a major transformation over the past few decades, with the end of the shuttle and the rise of commercial companies. We'll be joined by representatives from Google Lunar X Prize, NASA, LiftPort and the International Space Station. March 17, 2013 12:30 PM EST For a full...
Live from Expand: Space Exploration After the Shuttle (video)

The Engadget Show 41: 'Space' with NASA, SETI, Liftport and Mary Roach

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"Space," a great man once said, "is the place." Over the centuries, the cosmos have inspired mankind's imagination and innovation, in pursuit of that final frontier. The past few decades, however, have seen a fading of such romantic pursuits, a phenomenon no better illustrated than with the end of...
The Engadget Show 41: 'Space' with NASA, SETI, Liftport and Mary Roach

Visualized: A table full of space elevator robot prototypes

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It's not every day you come across this sort of thing -- well, not unless your friends are the sort of folks who take it up themselves to transfer space travel as we know it. We popped into Liftport's workspace, during a recent visit to the Pacific Northwest, to...
Visualized: A table full of space elevator robot prototypes
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