[ExI] Orbital skyscraper proposal
brent.allsop at gmail.com
Sat Mar 25 01:44:01 UTC 2017
God that's cool!!
On 3/23/2017 2:55 PM, BillK 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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