Spacetether

09.24.08
Japan planning its own damn space ladder
09.24.08

Japan planning its own damn space ladder

If the third time is the charm, yet you botch that attempt just like the earlier two, then what? Th...

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10.23.07
NASA's third Space Elevator challenge falls short
10.23.07

NASA's third Space Elevator challenge falls short

The third time 'round hasn't brought any luck to the space elevator crowd. The NASA-sponsored challe...

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09.27.07
Longest-ever space tether fails to deploy, flings capsule towards Earth
09.27.07

Longest-ever space tether fails to deploy, flings capsule towards Earth

We've seen some pretty wild ideas for space tethers, but it seems like actually executing is a littl...

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03.29.07
Inspector Gadget tackles 'The Case of the Experimental Space Tether'
03.29.07

Inspector Gadget tackles 'The Case of the Experimental Space Tether'

One thing we love about scientist-types is their nerdy humor, so when researchers launch a trio of...

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