[ExI] Inflatable tower could climb to the edge of space

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Fri Jun 12 19:38:17 UTC 2009

At 12:09 PM 6/12/2009 -0700, Spike wrote:

>After looking at the amount of steel necessary, I am
>inclined to agree this notion is a long shot.

Your model seems to have the modules tightly jammed together. Can't 
you use some sort of much less massive gappy Fuller geodesic 
structure? A sort of giant sponge?

Damien Broderick

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