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Space Elevator Closer to Liftoff With Nano Carbon Cable

Professor Matteo Pasquali recently unspooled one of the longest carbon nano tube fibers from his lab in Rice University. One of the many possible uses for the super-strong, conductive fiber could be to build...

Why aren’t we building a space elevator?

Launching an object into space, even a small object, is incredibly expensive. The rocket fuel needed to get a space shuttle into orbit reflects a huge cost as well as significant attention from engineering...