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- Title Space Elevator
- Released 31/10/2002 11:14 am
- Copyright Brad Edwards and HighLift Systems
Artist impression of a climber being beamed up the carbon nanotube ribbon of the Space Elevator. The track and roller climber system presses onto the ribbon and provides traction for movement up and down the tether. The circular base consists of photovoltaic cells and receives power from a laser beaming station on the surface below.