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08.15.11
Space Elevator conference gets theoretical, says lift won't not happen in 150 years
08.15.11

Space Elevator conference gets theoretical, says lift won't not happen in 150 years

With the shuttle program being mothballed, we're going to need a new way to get off this rock. Ho...

By S. Buckley,   08.15.11
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11.01.10
LaserMotive's unnamed quadrocopter hovers for 12 solid hours using lasers alone
11.01.10

LaserMotive's unnamed quadrocopter hovers for 12 solid hours using lasers alone

Protip: $900,000 goes a long way, particularly when you're dumping practically all of it into a sing...

By D. Murph,   11.01.10
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11.09.09
LaserMotive finally wins NASA's Elevator:2010 Beam Power Challenge, climbs at 3.9 meters/second (video)
11.09.09

LaserMotive finally wins NASA's Elevator:2010 Beam Power Challenge, climbs at 3.9 meters/second (video)

NASA has been trying to find someone that could meet its rigorous Space Elevator demands since 2005...

By T. Stevens,   11.09.09
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