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

dan_ust at yahoo.com dan_ust at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 15 12:52:18 UTC 2009

--- On Fri, 6/12/09, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> Keith, does the orbiting power station require a low
> latitude?  I would
> think so.  If so, then this project will require
> Chinese money and a nearly
> equatorial latitude, along with a really high
> mountain.  There is one, as I
> recall from last time I looked into this, down below five
> degrees latitude
> and 7 km high.  Keith do you recall where that is?

The powersats themselves should be on an GEO orbit, no?  By launching from low latitude is not required.




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