Spaceelevator

02.11.13
Visualized: A table full of space elevator robot prototypes
02.11.13

Visualized: A table full of space elevator robot prototypes

It's not every day you come across this sort of thing -- well, not unless your friends are the sor...

By B. Heater,   02.11.13
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08.28.12
Liftport turns to Kickstarter for space elevator experiment (video)
08.28.12

Liftport turns to Kickstarter for space elevator experiment (video)

Space elevators are slowly making the transition from science fiction to science fact... but we're...

By T. O'Brien,   08.28.12
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11.14.11
Google X lab is full of smart people with crazy dreams and frozen yogurt machines, probably
11.14.11

Google X lab is full of smart people with crazy dreams and frozen yogurt machines, probably

A Google lab so secret that even some of the company's own employees don't know of its existence?...

By B. Heater,   11.14.11
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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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01.02.11
Inhabitat's Week in Green: of space elevators, floating cities and solar sheltered drinking machines
01.02.11

Inhabitat's Week in Green: of space elevators, floating cities and solar sheltered drinking machines

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

By Inhabitat,   01.02.11
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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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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...

By T. Stevens,   09.24.08
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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...

By P. Miller,   10.23.07
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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...

By Evan Blass,   03.29.07
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