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

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 19:54:54 UTC 2009

On 6/12/09, Dan wrote:
> I'm with you there.  Also, why not just build big dumb boosters?
> No sexy bleeding edge tech; they just would seem very likely to work.

Looks like the Chinese might have a head start here.
They have the Tibetan plateau to start building their linear motor on.
It is already about 16,000 feet high and about the same latitude as Florida.


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