[ExI] Orbital skyscraper proposal
atymes at gmail.com
Fri Mar 24 00:08:46 UTC 2017
Another space elevator design, with no consideration of material strength,
orbital traffic management, or the other well known problems of space
Glad to see more enthusiasm, but why do so many people keep making big
shows out of reinventing the wheel, if they want to be believed that
they're doing anything new?
On Mar 23, 2017 1:57 PM, "BillK" <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> An architecture firm has proposed a super tall skyscraper hanging from
> asteroid orbiting earth.
> Analemma inverts the traditional diagram of an earth-based foundation,
> instead depending on a space-based supporting foundation from which
> the tower is suspended. This system is referred to as the Universal
> Orbital Support System (UOSS). By placing a large asteroid into orbit
> over earth, a high strength cable can be lowered towards the surface
> of earth from which a super tall tower can be suspended.
> They do say that property prices there would be quite high. :)
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